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Art which says "Don't be afraid to be different. Honor Yourself. Sarah Stup"

Are your eyes listening?

I love this quote and most especially its author, Sarah Stup. Sarah is a gifted writer and one of my all-time favorite clients. She has autism and literally types to speak. And what lovely things she shares about life and love. She also writes about difficult things, like the experience of autism —  its sights and sounds, the loneliness. Of all her pieces — and I’ve read hundreds — this is one of my favorites: […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up every Thursday, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. Notable Moments in Self-Publishing History I bet you never thought of clay tablets as self-published works. Broaden your perspective on the history of self-publishing. The Road Already […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up every Thursday, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. Online Fridge Poetry What fun! Now you can do online what you would otherwise do on your fridge with poetry magnets. Image as featured on Language is a […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up every Thursday, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. Are you making these errors? Big thanks to Prof. Paul Brians of Washington State University for compiling this excellent site of common English errors. Image as featured […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up every Thursday, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. Report accurate medical facts Do you need facts or stats on medical conditions for your writing project? This CDC website is a great resource for that.   […]

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Drawing of Brain with a "Logic" side and a "Creative" side, from Re-route your mind, by Beth Mende Conny

Re-route your mind

Neurons are the building blocks of our nervous system. We have 100 billion of them and their job is to transmit information. New information, new pathways. New pathways, increased ability to learn, adapt and remember. Scientists once believed this building process occurred only in infancy. They now know it occurs at all stages of life. The most important stage? From my perspective: now.

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up every Thursday, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. For Poetry Lovers If you love poetry, this resource site is for you! Image as featured on Masters in English. Mind Maps What is a mind map, and […]

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You too can find time to write, by Beth Mende Conny

You too can find time to write

Why do we have trouble finding time but no problem wasting it? —Beth Mende Conny The day my aunt graduated from college, with honors no less, was one of the high-points of her life. It had taken her 20 years — 20 years!  I cannot fathom how she kept at it, how anyone could. What’s more amazing still is that she did it while raising two children and working part-time and full-time on occasions when […]

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