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Improve Your Writing with Improv

One of the best things I’ve done for myself as a writer and speaker  is study improv. Not stand-up comedy—think of the short-form improv show Whose Line Is It Anyway? There’s also another kind, long-form, that I’ve studied this year.  Long-form improv particularly lends itself well to novel writing as …

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Motivation: Make Writing Dessert Again

Flickr Creative Commons: Ruth Hartnup I admit it. For years I hesitated to invite anyone into my home, cringing even when my parents crossed the threshold. If there is a way to keep a house clean while sharing it with a husband, two children, three dogs and a Maine Coon …

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Writing in an Unfamiliar Setting

I spent a month in Cambridge (UK) in May/June. It was a magical time to be there–the weather was sunny, bright, warmer in fact than I’ve ever known it in England. 🙂 Cambridge, always a beautiful city, looked even more stunning set against the bright blue of the sky, with …

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