Monthly Archives: September 2011

Wanted: Efficient, Hybrid, Map-Literate Writer

I don’t map out a first draft completely. While I enjoy the idea of increased efficiency, not much in my life is. I declutter and vacuum the same 200 sq. feet of carpet highway near my front door several times a day, spend … Continue reading

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I love September.  To me, it means a fresh start, the aroma of fall leaves and new paper.  There’s beauty in the bells and pattern in the predictable.  I enjoy this frame in which to be creative; a work balance … Continue reading

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The First Sentence: My Way In

The Way In I was in front-crawl mode, eager to keep my place in a crowded fast lane, when the first line came to me.  I had searched for it for months, and though I kept trying to generate ideas … Continue reading

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Electric Midnight Interruption

Reawaken. Rewind. Rethink. Redirect. Reassess. Realign. Rebuild. Recharge. Reconnect. Reconstruct. Recapture. Reconsider. Recreate. Rekindle. Reaffirm. Recommence…

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