Blog Tour Stop 4: How does my writing process work?

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I used to write 750 words a day every day (a version of the morning pages). It worked really well to get all the clutter out of my mind down on paper... I mean on the screen. When I saw a spark of an idea, I'd go deeper with more free-writing and then finally arrange my thoughts in a post that made … [Read more...]

Grateful for books

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Yesterday I went to the Book Week parade at my kids' school and I listened to the principal talk about reading. She said some people were predicting that reading would become obsolete in the digital age. As it turned out, we are now required to read more, faster and more critically. I couldn't … [Read more...]

Blog Tour Stop 3: Why do I write what I do?

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I write to find out what I think." ~ Stephen King This quote sums up how I feel about writing. When I'm unclear how I feel about something, I open an empty document and start typing. Blogging takes this process a step further. My thoughts have to make sense to others, so before I publish them they … [Read more...]