Self Expression and Trauma

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Self Expression and Trauma I have been working with a main character who is going through multiple layers of trauma. I started looking from a side angle at my character and asked, How does my character release trauma? We all … Read More

Plan your Character’s Funeral

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Never doubt that real life can inspire you in your writing. I love teaching my character creation workshops. I love creating characters. Even though I have the 25 questions available I also am adding to that list all the time … Read More

Appearances!

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  This past week I moved our oldest to NY. It was a huge new world moving in that city and included a 5th floor walk up and 20 flights up on my tracker for the first day. Phew! In … Read More

It’s Book Block not Writer’s Block

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Writer’s Block is a lie.             As I have said before I don’t believe in writer’s block. I really don’t. I am never at a loss for words. Ask my friends and family, I always … Read More

Summer!

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Summer! I have always welcomed summer with enthusiasm. Who hasn’t? Each season is special to me but summer with its months of anticipation as a kid, the hint of endless sun and no school, enticing me away from the last … Read More

5 Tips: How to Survive Writing a Memoir

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                I have been working on finishing a draft of my memoir. It is a labor of love. And hate. And depression. And joy. And sorrow. Dredging up the past demands much self … Read More

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