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Stories and Restorative Justice

The story is at the center of the Restorative Justice process, and as a volunteer for the Brattleboro Restorative Justice Center, I’ve listened to a lot of stories. 542 more words

Writing Life

Crisis of Faith (in writing)

Greetings, peeperas y peeperos!

I hope this past weekend was awesome for you.

Me, I’ve been having deep thoughts all over the place, like these… 1,276 more words


Sunday 6 February - Shareworthy Reading and Writing Links and Sundry

New England showed its true colors this week. After a Thursday that felt like spring (complete with near sixty-degree temperatures and March-like zephyrs), Friday dawned to a cold rain that transformed into heavy wet snow as the mercury fell. 1,465 more words


Weekend Edition - Why Writing Matters (How to Justify Your Passion)

Sometimes, the gravity of real life threatens to pull me out of my creative orbit. The inescapable responsibility of being human weighs heavily – the “Real World” of work, relationships, and surviving on this fragile planet crushing in on me like pressure on an ascending deep sea diver. 1,540 more words


Exploring creativity, sideways thinking

So I’ve been working all week on the plot for the last of the Cruz sisters’ trilogy. The third one has a mystery plot. It’s a lot of fun, but requires a lot of thinking, and my concentration seems way off. 280 more words


Five Tweaks to Better SEO

I wish the title on this post didn’t sound so click-baity, but I can’t think of another way to phrase it that doesn’t. At least it communicates what this… 1,814 more words

Wild West Thursday

Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Read!! (Here's Why)

It’s not like anyone ever has to twist my arm to get me to read. In fact, left to my own devices, I’d probably spend at least a few hours each day with my nose in a book. 462 more words

The Craft Of Writing