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Be a Writer You Admire

Earlier this week I posted the following in Writing Out Loud Sisterhood, a Writing Women’s Lives Facebook group: “This morning on the way to an annual check-up I caught the tail end of an NPR report about children and self-confidence. The report stated that when children dress up as one of their heroes–Wonder Woman, for […]

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Conscious Writing Journeys ~ Charla Gabert: “I took this pain and made something beautiful out of it.”

Today’s interview finds me chatting with Charla Gabert who, like Joanne Cooper, made her way back to writing by way of art; in Charla’s case, mosaics. As a child, Charla “disappeared into books,” so it was only natural that she would write poems and stories and work on her high school literary magazine. She even […]

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Conscious Writing Journeys ~ Joanne Cooper: “Journals were a lifeline for me.”

Welcome back to the Conscious Writing Journeys interview series. In today’s interview I speak with Joanne Cooper, a woman whose life experiences led her to writing as part of her larger purpose. Joanne Cooper is so in tune with her intuition that serendipity, which she refers to as “Grace Winks,” is central to her way […]

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