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Reading and Writing The Stories of Our Lives by Scott Stoner

Dear Writers, I’m delighted to welcome my colleague and friend Scott Stoner to the blog. He’s here to talk about the value of reading and writing stories. Scott’s new book, Your Living Compass: Living Well in Thought, Word, and Deed … Continue reading

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Stop This Hamster Wheel; I Want to Get Off (Writing with Purpose, Peace and Presence) by Donna Gephart

Today, I’m delighted to welcome award-winning middle grade author Donna Gephart to the blog. Donna will be my guest at the May Write Now! Mastermind class on Wednesday, May 22 at 12:00 PM. If you’re interested in attending and are … Continue reading

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The Fit Writer by Rochelle Melander

All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking. —Friedrich Nietzsche Last week, I received my 2012 year-end report from Daily Mile. I learned that I’d walked and biked well over 600 miles. With all that exercise, Daily Mile reported that … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt: Dialogue

The act of putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought, this in turn makes us think more deeply about life, which helps us regain our equilibrium. —Norbet Platt Journaling can offer us the space we need to reflect on … Continue reading

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Is Writing Making Me Fat, part 2 by Rochelle Melander

Earlier this week, I read the article, “Excessive Sitting Linked to Premature Death in Women.” According to the article, “Females who sat the longest and exercised the least had twice the risk of death compared with women who recorded more … Continue reading

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Is Writing Making You Fat? by Rochelle Melander

Writers, guess what? A new study suggests that the sedentary work life leads to obesity. Yup. A new study reports that 80 percent of today’s jobs require little or no physical activity, up from 50 percent in 1960. Because we … Continue reading

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