Conquering Writer’s Block, Winter dates TBD Stuck? Fear-filled? Can’t write? He read nightly about how to write from a stack of books at his bedside, sometimes realizing he never kept a pad and pen handy; maybe tomorrow… She dreamed of writing for the movies but prided herself on being her own harshest critic; she overthought…

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This guest post by Creative Writer’s Workshop member Kim Chamberlain, who is steadily making excellent progress with her memoir. Kim is a music teacher, clarinetist and jazz singer with lots of great stories. Kim can be reached at [email protected]. My writing coach’s words from a month ago reverberate inside my head: “You have four long…

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In May I did something totally magical: I unplugged. For an entire week. I went to a quiet beach with friends and rarely checked my Iphone, which vacationed in my bedroom drawer. For several days, I had stints alone on the beach for big sums of time. After putting up an umbrella, settling into my…

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