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Make a Merry List

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Gift yourself with this quick writing exercise. On a rumpled scrap of wrapping paper, jot down... Three things that sparkle Three things that bring joy Three things that inspire you Three favorite toys Three incredible authors One favorite phrase Two books that you'll read soon Your plan to amaze

Will You Write for Christmas?

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Every year around this time, as I frantically bake cookies and wrap presents for the family, I vow that I'll give myself the gift of writing time. Sometimes, it's overwhelmingly difficult to tear myself away from the kids and the fun to pound out those words. I want to be all things to all people. I want everyone else's holiday to be perfect, which means doing an epic amount of 'mom-ing.' So, will it happen this year? Will I start my usual New Year's resolution in advance? Will you? Here's hoping!

Second Saturdays: FREE FIRST PAGES INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

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First Page or One-Page Synopsis Interactive Workshop  Free & Open to the Public SATURDAY,  December 9, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Road NE, Woodinville, WA Join Second Saturdays favorites Sara Nickerson and Holly Cupala for an interactive workshop. BRING YOUR ONE-PAGE SYNOPSIS OR FIRST MANUSCRIPT PAGE to submit (anonymously) to the group. You’ll hear it read aloud and receive constructive feedback for polishing your piece.       www.hollycupala.com           www.saranickerson.com This workshop will be FRIENDLY, POSITIVE, ANONYMOUS (for submitting writers) and CONSTRUCTIVE. Please consider taking advantage of this exciting FREE opportunity which is usually only available within expensive writing retreats and conferences. BE BRAVE! Below are some guidelines to help you prepare. If you have additional questions, feel free to email me at stasiakehoe (at) msn (dot) com. WHAT TO BRING: ONE (1) copy of your the first page o
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