How to Handle Winter as a Writer

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As a writer winter grants you the time, mental space and energy to pound out those keys. I find it that I get a lot more done in fall and winter than I do in spring and summer. I’m simply not sitting still enough when there are farmer’s markets, festivals and swimming to be done. Sure, I write in spring and summer, but I get a lot more words to paper when the leaves do their color dance and the snowflakes fly like cottonwood seeds without those sneezy allergens.

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Book Review #1: Science of the Magical

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The main premise here is that behind every magical idea, suggestion, or belief there’s some science to it. Often this science is theorized by Kaplan whom has this eerie cool way of connecting otherwise seemingly disjointed concepts. If you’ve heard the correlation between ice cream sales and homicide, then you know what I’m talking about. 

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Love as a Writer

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In lieu of the day-o-love that hits us single folk hard every February 14th, I recently submitted a post to WriterAccess. While writing 10 Reasons to Date a Writer, I learned a lot about what makes us writers tick--and what ticks off those around us.

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