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The Simple Way to Be a Writer 24/7

Recently I went hiking at Mashomack Preserve on Shelter Island. Mashomack encompasses one-third of the island including woodlands, marshes, ponds, coastline, and grasslands. As pristine as it is, I began my hike with a lot on my mind. My thoughts were spiraling around...

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The Secret to Writing Great Description

There is a new series that I can’t recommend highly enough: Between the Lines, hosted by Kelly Corrigan. She interviewed 16 notable authors including Margaret Atwood, John Grisham, and Imbolo Mbue to find out what story means to them, why they are storytellers, and...

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Welcome!

Welcome! You made it! Please have a look around. Soon, I’ll be offering creative writing courses right here What do you think about the new design and format? What kinds of courses would you be interested in?

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7 Books I Want to Read Again

Whenever I finish one book, I often find myself with the delicious dilemma of choosing which one will be the next taken off my shelves. But my to-read list has grown longer than my to-do list. (Darn you, Goodreads!) So, why would I reread books? Sometimes I want to...

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The Museum of Extraordinary Things, by Alice Hoffman

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