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“Blackberries need the rain AND sun” — on writing and its fuel

When we moved into our house, we started planting berry bushes almost right away. Our blueberry bushes have exploded in the last few weeks, and we've already picked all of our raspberries and strawberries. We were lucky to find some wild blackberry bushes all over the bluff down to the river behind our house. My… Continue reading “Blackberries need the rain AND sun” — on writing and its fuel

Reading & Writing · writing

How I’ve Changed After 6 Months of Morning Pages

Today marks six months of writing morning pages.  How unbelievable is that?  For some reason, I took 3 weeks off in late May and early June.  I sometimes do this: I'll be on a roll with something and then all of a sudden I stop. Then I forget to start again!  Does that ever happen… Continue reading How I’ve Changed After 6 Months of Morning Pages