"Good morning, Norman,
The premise of the "Getting There from Here" workshop is that you take whatever writing project you want to work on, set a goal for our six weeks together, and practice some techniques, try out some tools that help…"
"Hi Maureen! I signed up for your writing class. I'm all over the place, and I'm also very old, but I hope to be heard from out of your class. I am trying to write something called "Recycled Awareness" which is a bit weird, but I…"
"I wish you all the best with your book, Rita! As a long-time writing instructor and writer, I've learned that writers are just different, at a very basic level. If I don't write for three days because I have a sinus…"
"Not all of these actions work for me all of the time, but usually one or a combination of a few of them does the trick:
Set a ("tickless") timer for 10 minutes and just tell yourself you'll write for 10 minutes before…"
"I just started using a timer this year. It's digital and not nearly as cute as yours, Joanne, but I got it at the Dollar Store for, well, a dollar. I use it to enforce a 45 minute--15 minute program I read about. I'm…"
I am a writer, who's written poetry, fiction (a lot of flash, a number of short stories, one novel), and who, currently, is launching a non-fiction project, as well as writing a mystery. I teach a writing workshop, "Getting There from Here" for Springfed Arts for writers in the metropolitan Detroit area.
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Hi Maureen! I signed up for your writing class. I'm all over the place, and I'm also very old, but I hope to be heard from out of your class. I am trying to write something called "Recycled Awareness" which is a bit weird, but I can do something literally acceptable in order to get by in the class. I need to learn. I look forward to seeing you. I will probably be a pest, because I can really be active when the spirit moves me (like most people). Hope you are extremely tolerant. ... Norman
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