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On the Darkest Hours: When you Think of Giving Up Writing

On the Darkest Hours: When You Think of Giving Up Writing   The writer lows suck. Based on my experience and research, all writers get them – the dark moments when you wonder if it matters. You ask: Does anything … Continue reading

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Knit Your Writer a Plot Bunny

My Writer friends have asked me how I made the Writer’s Plot Bunnies for National Novel Writing Month. Make a writing bunny for  your favorite writer here! I’ve been told you can crochet a square as well, just follow the same dimensions! Plot Bunny Knitting Instructions 4.0 (2) Write on! Darlene DarWrites

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Writer Affirmations

Here are a few of my favorite writer affirmations. Be brave. Work on your craft. Enjoy! Darlene

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The Necklace

Once, in the Dominican Republic, I bought a blue rock necklace with handcrafted silver setting. Twenty triangular-shaped powder blue and sky blue variegated stones surround a celeste and white pendant stone. It was a reminder of my first vacation and … Continue reading

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Tameri Etherton Update

Tameri sent us a shot of her portable writing station in Scotland! I can see you writing there! And what inspiration for a clean and ordered desk! Happy writing, Tameri and thanks for thinking of us! Darlene

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Top 10 Things to Ignite Writing Creativity

Ignite your love of writing! 10. Go outside and write in the sunshine.  Walk on the beach with a dog or stick your feet in the sand and feel the connection to our home. The chair and table outside is a … Continue reading

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Update on the Writing Life

Hello! I have a fabulous update for you from my writing chair. My shiny Bachelor of Arts degree from Pacific Lutheran University came in the mail last week. I am so excited about that. I’ll be starting at Goddard College … Continue reading

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Great News! June Update 2014

Hello from Washington state! I hope everyone is having a great spring and is gearing up for a wonderful summer. I have great news – in May, I graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with my B. A. in Anthropology and … Continue reading

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Update 2014

  Hello!  I hope you all are having a fabulous start to the new year.  I am.  As many of you know, I’ve been steadily accumulating a massive pile of knowledge to apply to my writing.  I’m taking even more … Continue reading

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Got Plot Bunny? Knit one now!

My Writer friends have asked me how I made the Writer’s Plot Bunnies for National Novel Writing Month. Make a writing bunny for  your favorite writer here! I’ve been told you can crochet a square as well, just follow the … Continue reading

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