Running Away to Write: A Writers’ Retreat

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  In the middle of writing your best paragraph of the day, the dryer buzzes, the doorbell rings, the dog barks, and shouts of “Mom, where is my backpack?” emanate from another room. Wouldn’t it be grand to run away for some uninterrupted time to write? A writers’ retreat offers … Read More

In the Limelight: Enneagram Style Three

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Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in series of posts by blogger Mary Bast on Deepening Character Descriptions. Past posts: Enneagram I, Enneagram II, and Enneagram III. Knowing Enneagram personality styles can help deepen character descriptions in two key ways—being aware of (1) the range of characteristic responses and (2) … Read More

You’re Never Too Old

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Are you ever too old to start writing? I thought about that when a neighbor asked me, “Am I too old to learn to play the guitar?” I had just read an article in The Classical Guitar Corner on exactly that subject. My answer was, “Absolutely not!” The same thing … Read More

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