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The Sticky Stories of True Woman ’10

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Stories are precious. The True Woman conference has been a showcase of stories—of trial, victory, hurt, healing, despair, hope. A few stories have been highlighted and heard from the platform, and yet there are many more untold stories here among 6,000 women. These highlighted stories belong to all of us…

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Warm Fuzzies at True Woman

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Conversations. That’s an aspect of True Woman that I had hoped for and have now been blessed with. Some have been with gals I’ve know for some time but now are all the richer. We’ve giggled and shed tears, two of my favorite relational investments. Some have been with gals…

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When Knowledge Becomes a Curse

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My simple gets trampled on. A lot. By me, myself, and I—and the many words I can’t seem to part with. It’s buried by my inability to be concise. Authors—and brothers—Chip and Dan Heath give some great excavating advice in their book, Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and…

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Casting a Vision for Writing Bliss

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Over at High Calling Blogs, we just wrapped a book club for Julia Cameron’s The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life. The book’s content and the participants’ discussions provided plenty to mull over, including the final challenge by Cameron to develop your own writing contract….

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Criteria for a Writer’s Station

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Virginia Woolf declared that all a woman needs to write is some money and a room of her own. The mental and financial freedom she was likely referring to—in addition to an actual place—has faded over the years as we writers project into this our own vision of the perfect…

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