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Emerging From The Chaos

I apologize for being one day late with my update. My life has been chaotic. First there was my surgery, then there was the 71% rent increase (that’s not a typo) that turned my life upside down and forced me to move. 141 more words

New Hope City

Friday Fun - Do you have a seasonal writing slump?

Friday Fun is a group post from the writers of the NHWN blog. Each week, we’ll pose and answer a different, get-to-know-us question. We hope you’ll join in by providing your answer in the comments. 424 more words


A Little Inspiration

All the words that I utter,
And all the words that I write,
Must spread out their wings untiring,
And never rest in their flight,

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Writing Life

Wearing Books Like Hats: On Reading as a Writer

In my continual quest to find new writing companions, I had a coffee date with a new writer last week, another Bay Area part-timer who’s trying to push out a draft of her first book. 1,344 more words


Coffee & Coincidences

I’m not much of a morning person, but I’m trying to learn.

For the past few weeks I’ve been getting up while it’s still dark, which I realize doesn’t mean much since the sun doesn’t rise until 7am.  1,091 more words

Writing Life

Once More With Feeling

I’ve long been fascinated by famous Impressionist painter Claude Monet’s extensive series of paintings of Rouen Cathedral. Between 1892 and 1894 Monet painted many, many canvases with the same image. 206 more words