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Sunday Off

I had breakfast and then drove home the long way through Chatham, enjoying the sun even if it was in the teens. Felt warmer. Stopped for gas at the Stewarts in Chatham and cleaned my windshields and put the end … Continue reading

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The inner game

Forget shoulds and experience is. — W. Timothy Gallwey Great letter from Sara Genn about the inner game of art. Let your muscle memory do the technical heavy lifting. Think of your practiced, mastered skills as an insurance policy against … Continue reading

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Back to Work

There’s always a little pause after NaNoWriMo during which the desire to keep writing (even not at that pace) is overwhelmed by fatigue and the rushing stress that is December and the holidays. Some of that fatigue was also being … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday J.R.R – and Happy New Year to Us All!

The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. Continue reading

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The Force

What’s happiness? When a totally nerdy, pop-culture iconic movie character says the exact same thing that every freaking thing you’ve ever read or been told by someone speaking to you about writing and art. There were more than a few … Continue reading

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