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Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

Cathy Lamb:How To Create Compelling Settings In Your Books.

Build settings that encourage your readers to think, to be inspired, to dream. What if…what if I started painting again? Building again? Writing? Making a collage? What if I changed my life? What if I became a new me?

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Breathe. Pay attention and tell the truth. ~ Maxine Hong Kingston The writer within you has seen it all—the majestic and the senseless and the silence of a star-filled midnight. She stores a landscape of sensory elements—bruised and cobalt skies, mountain trails and waterfalls, a sleeping child, a lover’s skin, an ocean’s shore, a snowfall, […]

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