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Our Eyes: Windows Into Our Souls

It has been said the eyes are the windows to our souls, and writers accordingly pay close attention to what a character does with her eyes. Unfortunately, emerging writers often rely too much on the standard look/glance/gaze between characters to convey thought, desire, and emotion. As I prepared for a writing workshop at the fabulous… Continue Reading

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18 Wisdoms about Writing, Balance, and Life

I’ve arrived at a funny place as I try to balance my writing life with my other life. On the one hand, I’m at a place where I can finally experience the ahhhh! of sweet peace. In college I held part-time jobs and worked hard for (almost) straight A’s. As a CPA, I worked my… Continue Reading

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Running Away Part 1: 6 Reasons Why Women Don’t Run

Have you ever dreamed of running away? I’ve taken off for a better life, twice. Sort of. The first time, I escaped from my home when I was three years old, skedaddling down our city sidewalk as fast as my short stubby legs would go and making it only as far as the two-story brownstone,… Continue Reading

2 Responses to Running Away Part 1: 6 Reasons Why Women Don’t Run

    • Thanks for sharing, Kake. It’s especially hard on children when a woman runs away, even if for a short time; they can’t possibly understand.

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