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Giving a voice to this

I have been reading a lot of articles online lately about why we read and why we write. Entire books have been dedicated to collecting famous authors reasons for putting words to paper. I have some of them and have flipped through others, and in many cases the reasons that some very famous people have …

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Voice Lessons

Lalala…  Mimimi…  🙂 When my sister and I were young, we often forced our parents to sit through shows where we would stand in front of them and sing into our hair brushes.  Our program was always an eclectic mix of Captain ‘n Tenille, The Monkees, Elton John and The Carpenters. I recall “Bad Bad Leroy Brown” …

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How NaNoWriMo Saved My Life

Many of you have heard me mention NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month.  As November approaches, I felt it necessary to talk a bit about this crazy event and to tell you that as crazy as it sounds, it can save lives! 🙂 In 2006, I was still a few years south of 40, and feeling …

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