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      2017 was rough.     Like, barreling-down-the-highway-at-the-speed-of-light, jamming-on-the-brakes,hurtling-through-the-windshield rough.     But I survived, and 2018 is a chance for something different.     After a lot of reflection, I realized I haven’t been doing things for … Continue reading

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If you’ve been following my library-based creativity course recap, you’ll be glad to hear that Week #3 was a breakthrough! We’re halfway through, and things really came together for people, although I also think we realized a lot of frustrations … Continue reading

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Dear Elizabeth,   Can I call you Liz? I feel like I should be calling you Liz after having you in my head and world for the past few months. But seriously, didn’t you write BIG MAGIC for me? I … Continue reading

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I don’t know where it went, but it’s gone.  And now it’s October.  While I’m busy prepping a YA Buccaneer post for NaNoWriMo, eating hoards of turkey and pumpkin pie (yes, it’ll be Thanksgiving here in Canada in a few … Continue reading

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Writers create. Writers invent. Writers discover. But do we go far enough?   Do you invent elaborate histories for the characters you write, even if most of it will never be part of your book? Some authors do. Some authors … Continue reading

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