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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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Bitter Truth # 2

Bitter Truth: being good is probably not enough Since I was part of the Baby Boom, my grade school class held 43 students. During those years through the eighth grade, I was usually the smartest person in class or vied with John Emmanuel for that number one spot. But we all knew that John picked […]

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