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Do You Have an Empty Well Emergency Kit?

By Jeanine Englert If you are like me, there are times when you simply cannot write. It doesn’t matter if you have your favorite fuzzy socks on, with your favorite coffee in your favorite mug in hand, and have the … Continue reading

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Write what you know

I generally dislike the advice ‘write what you know’ since it conjures up images of creative writing classes writing about having coffee and writing or similar boring literary scenes. Where is the space for flights of fancy, of flying rainbow … Continue reading

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Count Your Lucky Clovers

By Jeanine Englert Last month, I was honored to be the featured speaker at my local romance writing chapter. The event was a full circle moment for me as it had been nine years ago that I’d come through their … Continue reading

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Embrace the Imperfect, it is okay…

Our ‘Bug’ tree, complete with ornament eyes. Yup, this came from a spot where it didn’t belong, too close to our driveway. Have I chosen perfectly shaped trees in the past? Of course. But this one worked and I didn’t … Continue reading

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A New State of Mind

With recent upheavals to our daily existence, we have all been forced to come to terms with new ways of identifying “normal.” What is normal? Is the way the world is now going to be the way it stays? Will … Continue reading

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Refilling the Well

My family escaped from it all this weekend to go camping at a remote Oregon wilderness area called Gordon Lakes. It was really lovely to take a breath and reset. We’ve been pretty housebound here, doing our part to stay … Continue reading

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Beauty During a Pandemic, by Gail Ingis

The COVID pandemic, while challenging and exhausting in so many ways has had one positive effect on me and, I suspect on you too. It has helped me “embrace” my gray hair – the color represents those years of trial … Continue reading

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Navigating Different Creative Seasons

The weather is finally changing! (Was fall late wherever you live as well?) Watching the leaves slowly molt from green to brown makes me think about the different creative seasons in our lives. I know I tend to blog a … Continue reading

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Finding Your Writing Groove

With the beginning of fall and everyone returning to a more normal schedule, you’d think there would be more time to write. Not necessarily so when you consider school prep, after-school activities, errands that still require running. And, for the … Continue reading

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Cell Phones and Creativity: The Balance of Technology

I live for the last four months of the year. The transition to cooler weather does something magical, making me feel more in tune with my body and mind. Due to all the extra sparkly connectivity, I’m usually at my … Continue reading

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