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How does writing affect your brain?

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Becoming a writer in midlife

I know.  Every case is unique.  But in my case, becoming a writer in midlife has given me a new sense of meaning and purpose.  I no longer sit and wonder why I’m here,    I finally know! At age 49, … Continue reading

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What is writer’s block, and why don’t I have it?

“Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.”                                                                         – Carol Burnett  I know most of you may have experienced “writer’s block.”  My friend Tammy talked about it over at “Grown Up, Now … Continue reading

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The enterprise of becoming a writer

“Why do writers write?  Because it isn’t there.”  – Thomas Berger Every one of us has a gift, the unique reason why we are here.  Will you find your gift and then find a way to share it with the … Continue reading

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Thinking through my fingers…

“Writing for me, is simply thinking through my fingers.”   – Isaac Asimov It took me almost forever to figure this out.   It’s one thing to think about something.  We do this almost every moment of every day.  But the … Continue reading

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