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Today is the day – winter solstice. Shortest day of the year. Start of a winter. End of a year. The sky is grey and darkness drives me indoors to the warmth of hearth, kettle and kittens. It is a … Continue reading

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Book Progress

I’ve been at work on my cancer poetry book.  It is hard to measure progress, but I am up to 34 pages of stuff.  There are 18 poems and five or six pages of other ‘stuff.’  I am still not … Continue reading

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Following the Energy

Follow the energy. That’s the advice I most often give to writers.  Sometimes I even follow it myself.  The last few weeks, I’ve been following it to places I never thought I’d go.  First place is poetry and second is … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block or Why I Didn’t Write Today

If you read writing blogs or how to books on writing, you’ll very quickly come across the basic topic of, “Writer’s block.”  Yes that sinister soul sucking malady that terrorizes all writers and drives many from their keyboards to fill … Continue reading

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