Begin with a Brain Dump by Tracy Krauss

It has to start somewhere. Your next writing project, I mean. There you are, sitting in front of your computer with a lovely blank white screen, ready to start that epic novel, lyrical poem, or profoundly wise article. How do you begin? Let It All Out Quite simply, by downloading what’s in your brain onto

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  Do Not Despise the Day of Small Beginnings by Jack Popjes

  Hearing that my wife and I had translated much of the Bible into a Brazilian indigenous language, a man asked me, “What was the first thing you translated?” He was astonished when I answered, “The story of the gingerbread man.” He was astonished when I answered, “The story of the gingerbread man.” “I can’t

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  New Beginnings by Pamela Mytroen

Just like bringing a baby into the world, writing may be a painful process as you conceptualize worlds, characters, and projects into being. Expect the struggle. Plan on packing patience for the process. Sometimes it is the writing that is the struggle, and other times the writing is affected by life’s surprises and hindrances. They

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  Sharpening Our Focus in 2016 by Violet Nesdoly

This last December I kept bumping into goal-setting courses and e-books that promised to show me how to make 2016 the best year ever. You too? Though I’m usually a sucker for these things, this year I resisted. However, I am still using the first weeks of January to examine my life, evaluate, edit, and

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