Tag: Edie Melson

Sharing My Favorite Writing Blog Links

I recently read that Writer’s Digest named Jane Friedman’s blog one of the 101 best websites for writers. That’s quite an honor and well-deserved. Ms. Friedman always has great advice for writers. I read her blog regularly. Writer’s… Read More

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Grateful for Today

Today federal income taxes are due. Most of us are probably not feeling particularly grateful. But today is more. Brother David Steindl-Rast, a Benedictine monk, describes today this way: You think this is just another day in your… Read More

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Spring Work

The sun is melting away the lingering snow. Chipmunks and squirrels are scampering in the woods behind our house. Birds are chirping. Grass is turning green. Poppies are working their way through the soil in the front flower… Read More

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Beauty – One Word Wednesday

Edie Melson’s graphic of Thoreau’s quote about heaven under our feet fits perfectly with today’s word – Beauty. Recently my husband and I have been out and about traveling to farmer’s markets and orchards to buy fruits and vegetables to store for the coming… Read More

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Procrastination – One Word Wednesday

Procrastination is the act or habit of putting off or delaying something. A clever enemy of everyone, not just writers. I’m not sure whether procrastination is a deliberate act or subconscious, but, according to Wayne Dyer, “Procrastination is one of the… Read More

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Words and Silence – One Word Wednesday

Words are powerful. As a writer, I value words. I chose my words carefully when I write or speak. Silence is void of words, but in silence we can make our words are even more powerful. Consider this quote… Read More

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PTSD – One Word Wednesday

June is PTSD Awareness Month… Learn what PTSD is, who is affected, and how treatment can help.   Visit the National Center for PTSD web site for information and ways to help raise PTSD awareness.      … Read More

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