Are you naughty or nice to your writer self? As you explore and grow as a writer, you discover, like all of us, that writing involves much more than computers, ergonomic chairs and trendy standing desks, as well as many more skills than you learned in school. Put those toys aside, and imagine what gift…

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Like clients Kirby and Jonathan, you can write and publish your memoir. Consider the Memoir class as getting your feet wet, the Creative Writers Workshop as training, and personal writer’s coaching & editing as the swim toward the finish line.   Start Somewhere. Diana Nyad, 64, an American long distance swimmer, became the first person…

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Recently at a party, a photographer and I eagerly compared how, in our work, we blur the lines between commercial and artistic.  I found it intriguing when she shared shooting headshots for actors and models present different challenges.  Actors, she said, are more malleable, whereas models often have limited flexibility from their ‘look.’  With a…

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After the researching, drafting, editing, and dancing the final adrenaline-fueled dance with the deadline, you submit your writing.  Gone; out of your hands.  Your desk still looks the same, but there’s an eerie silence. . .except in your head. A writer can often feel lost or jittery, filled with anticipatory dread about the final edit,…

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