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As a curious observer of life, I blog on writing, marketing, my prairie - anything that interests me in the moment. I like to have conversations with readers, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I'll respond.

Soaking in natural beauty

By Carol / 09 February 2015 / 14 Comments

Some places encourage – perhaps even demand – that a person stop thinking, stop talking, and simply soak in nature. Sedona, Arizona, is one of them. I had the pleasure of spending two days this…

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5 Yoga Exercises For Your Writing Routine

By Carol / 04 February 2013 / 27 Comments

Not long ago, I wrote about how walking stimulates my writing. Writer and yoga instructor Stephanie Renée dos Santos commented that she’s found yoga to be a great help to her writing. I asked her…

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Nurturing Creativity – Six Steps to a Successful Retreat

By Carol / 17 January 2013 / 27 Comments

Each morning I turn on my computer, open up the files, and write. By myself. For hours. Writing is a solo activity, at least much of the time. My story. My time at the keyboard.…

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Does exercise improve your writing?

By Carol / 19 November 2012 / 14 Comments

“A problem with a piece of writing often clarifies itself if you go for a long walk.” — Helen Dunmore British novelist, poet and children’s author Dunmore shared this bit of wisdom in a list…

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