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Writing Is a Leap of Faith

I’ve blogged about the craft of writing with other professional writers from Vermont College of Fine Arts and have gathered those posts for you below.


Desperately Seeking Discipline

It’s just after 8:00 am. The kids have left for school, and you finally have the house for yourself. You pour yourself a second cup of coffee and open your laptop. Just as you’re about to click on your work-in-progress, the phone rings. Or a text pings. Or an email alert flickers from the corner

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Walk in your characters' shoes

Teach What You Need To Learn

“Editor. Writer. Teacher.” That’s what my website says I am. But it’s only in the past few years that I have been able to claim the last title. Thanks, in part, to my experiences as an instructor with a program called The Society of Young Inklings (, whose mission is to “inspire and encourage young

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