writing

Thirsty in Any State

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So, the mountains aren’t a magical fix for my writing life. I had hoped that the change of scenery from the flat lands of Illinois to the majesty of Colorado would unlock within me the word torrent that has been building in my heart. Nope. Scenery didn’t do it. Not…

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Curiosity Journal for June 7, 2011

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Summertime floods me with echoes of my childhood when the days were long, almost endless, and I had time to daydream and read and play and be. It just feels necessary, even as an adult, to shake up my schedule in the summer—sort of like letting the tasks and responsibilities…

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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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