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Singing One’s Way to Creativity

I may be a writer, but I’m also a singer, both as part of choirs and as a soloist.  My choral singing “career” (if one can call it that) has been going strong since I was three years old.  Currently, … Continue reading

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Critique Groups

Last week, I had the privilege of facilitating a discussion about critique groups at a “writers table” hosted by the California Writers Club Mt. Diablo Branch.  I’ve been fortunate to have participated in a number of these groups over the … Continue reading

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Whew! NaNoWriMo ends

I emerge after a month of clacking typewriter keys and realizing that while I wrote 50,000 words, I still haven’t finished my novel draft.  No matter—I’m “over the hump” and am confident that I’ll finish by the end of December. … Continue reading

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As with many other artistic endeavors, many of our connections are reciprocal.  We may “write alone,” but we share and share alike.  My late mother used to call it “taking in each others’ washing.” In our social media age, reciprocity is … Continue reading

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Carol Smallwood

In the last few years, I have “met” the most amazing people without ever laying eyes on them.  Fabulous people; generous people; supportive people.  It’s such a gift.  Carol Smallwood is one example.  She is a prolific and wonderful writer … Continue reading

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