Word by Word

Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

Your Word of the Year

It’s that time. To bid 2021 adieu. Kick it down the road. And look ahead. As I’ve written here before, in late December I choose a word to focus on during the upcoming year. I focus on the word because it signifies my mindset and intentions. It serves as a touchstone, mantra, and theme to […]

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A new year, a new word

Fresh beginnings are so promising aren’t they? The new, unknown and possible all before us. An empty road leading toward the future. Or like an untrammeled wilderness in the cold, an empty sky, a blank page. If January 1 is your blank book, what do you intend to fill it with and how will you […]

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