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The Story You Need to Tell: Writing to Heal from Trauma, Illness, or Loss

The Story You Need to Tell: Writing to Heal from Trauma, Illness, or Loss (May 2017)  – A Review  I know the power writing — even making the commitment to write your story — has to heal. 24 hours after … Continue reading

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The Story You Need to Tell: Talk with Author Sandra Marinella

Most of us have a story — and sometimes we don’t even know that our story is waiting to be told. The Story You Need to Tell is about digging deep and finding the stories in you that need to be explored. It is a guide to transforming your life story. Continue reading

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Start Right Where You Are and Get It Done

A Review of a New Book by Sam Bennett “When you decide that, you want something and you move toward it physically, emotionally or spiritually, then your movement opens up new pathways by which things can appear in your life,” … Continue reading

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Make Peace with Your Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion can Free You From Your Inner Critic by Mark Coleman

A Review Many writers are well acquainted with the “Inner Critic.” It is the voice that makes us second-guess our writing by saying “not enough,” “not good enough,” or sometimes “too much.” No matter how brilliant the writing, the Inner … Continue reading

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An interview with Kim Schneiderman, author of Step Out of Your Story

What does it mean to “step out of your story?” and how does one do that? As I write in the opening chapter of my book, “every life is an unfolding story, a dynamic, unique, purposeful, and potentially heroic story … Continue reading

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Step Out Of Your Story: A Review

    From the day we’re born, we become the star and spin-doctor of our own life story in progress with all the trappings of what makes a story readable and worth sharing — turning points, bright spots, plot twists, cliffhangers, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Character Arc?

Whether you are writing a memoir or examining your life, you can view yourself as the star of your own story. Kim Schneiderman offers us the opportunity to take a conscious approach to this exercise in her new book, Step … Continue reading

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A Talk with Judy Reeves, author of Wild Women, Wild Voices

When I first began gathering material for my book, I scribbled down a list of words that came in a spontaneous writing. All of these speak of wild woman to me. Continue reading

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Wild Voice — Writing with Authentic Expression

Every writer has a beautiful, authentic, wild voice. This is where we start early on, using our imagination and our natural wildness to express the stories our creative minds conjure. Continue reading

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Jeff Herman’s Guide to Book Publishers, Editors and Literary Agents: Who They Are, What They Want, How to Win Them Over

A Review Writers, agents and editors agree that Jeff Herman’s Guide is the go-to reference for authors who want to publish with a traditional publisher. It helps you get past the slush pile and into the hands of the pros … Continue reading

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