Revelations for 2020
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Revelations for 2020

Sometimes there’s a blog that sort of grabs you out of nowhere, speaks to you in a certain place in your writing journey even when it’s not about writing.  As the new year begins and you’re thinking of your writing goals, be inspired below by Christy Johnson’s blog on New Year’s “Revelations,” followed by a…

It’s Time to Speak Up and Write
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It’s Time to Speak Up and Write

Growing up as an energetic chatty young girl, I think I drove my dad crazy. I pestered him with a million questions. With lots and lots of stories. If I heard it once I heard it 1000 times. After taking a long puff of his Swisher Sweet cigar, a cloud of smoke and frustration billowed…

The Writing Tree
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The Writing Tree

The call to write is both a blessing and a burden. Not many understand the labor and longsuffering it requires. The perseverance takes dedication and the rejection from publishers can be overwhelming. Years ago, just when I was about to give up, encouragement came from a wise old oak tree.    Bruce climbed down the ladder…