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Are a Writer’s Instincts Always Right?

Filed in Finding & Following Your Voice by on March 28, 2016 2 Comments • views: 1437
Are a Writer’s Instincts Always Right?

When I first started writing Loreena’s Gift, I remember calling my mom up in a panic. After exchanging the usual pleasantries, she asked me how the book was going. “Mom, she’s blind!” I burst out. “My main character. She’s blind! How the heck am I going to do that?” To this day I don’t know […]

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3 Things You Can’t Teach About Writing

Filed in The Writing Life by on December 28, 2016 4 Comments • views: 1692
3 Things You Can’t Teach About Writing

As the year comes to a close,  I was thinking of the age-old debate about whether or not you can teach someone to write. Is an artist born an artist, or can anyone learn how to be one? Human Beings are Made to Learn I’ve been a teacher for most of my life. From kindergarten […]

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7 Tips to Help You Write When You Don’t Feel Like It

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on July 24, 2017 8 Comments • views: 2469
7 Tips to Help You Write When You Don’t Feel Like It

You know you’ve come to the culmination of your writing career when a client asks you to write about poop transplants. This happened to me a couple weeks ago. As a health writer, I’m often asked to write about the latest advances in medical science. These things usually interest me, but sometimes it can be […]

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