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From scrapping it all to seeing the potential in your writing.

Last week, I was ready to make a lot of changes to my novel. Move it from a Minnesota setting to Colorado. Change it from focusing on a wolf hunt to the reintroduction of a single wolf. Essentially: scrap it all. I had reasons. I have a hard time placing the book in Minnesota becauseContinue Reading

It Turns Out You Can Write Your Way to Happiness. Science Even Says So.

If you’ve attended ANY of my workshops, you’ve heard me talk about free writing–writing by hand to get at the truth. Rather than worry about sounding good or how your words will come across, just write until you arrive at something new. An insight. A realization. A mental space that’s less cluttered. I expect peopleContinue Reading

A Tried and True Way to Find Story Ideas

During a drive between Aspen and Crested Butte, I saw a tree on the side of the road that had been decorated with green, gold and red garland. A few ornaments, too. There was no house nearby, and no turn-off either. Just the decorated tree sitting on the side of the road. I got curious. WhoContinue Reading



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