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  • Thanks, Patrick. It is amazing how our early childhood experiences can replay themselves well into adulthood. But you have awareness now and that in itself shifts your...
  • There is something wonderful about respecting the facts -- as Mantel, the master, advises -- it's a slow-cooking kind of miracle, though.  It allows us to open up a wi...
  • Thanks so much for this post, Ellen.  It really resonated with me.  I spent several years as a peace and environmental activist, writing political essays and articles...
  • @Mark - I thought that I'd end up doing a stream of consciousness-type of novel too when I couldn't decide which WIP to work on. I'm still making up for lost time but...
  • Then I start wondering why I am doing this, where it is going, am I making the world a better place by writing alone and the stream of consciousness goes on......... Kaye
  • As someone who just published a memoir (SWP, April 2014) I feel your trepidation. Do I ever. In my case, I knew I had to write the book. No doubt. Buoyed by this knowl...
  • This lack of consciousness gets perpetuated at different levels still in 2010! Last week my daughter's high school class on European literature received a four-page bi...
  • What a beautiful post, Bella, of insight and development, trust and faith. I went down a similar road in 2004/2005 with a pregnancy that almost ended my life and that...
  • Great post, Kamy. Thanks. Having just written a piece about the power of allies, I welcome men who understand and wish to change the fact that women are among those wh...
  • My web designer and publicist have reminded me of these a few times. Blogging a niche, rather than stream of consciousness, is the challenging part for me. I realize t...