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Quotation Marks and Punctuation’s Ultimate Insiders: Periods and Commas

Quotation Marks and Punctuation’s Ultimate Insiders: Periods and Commas By Kathleen Watson When you’re on a roll and the inspiration is flowing, you don’t want to stop to ponder punctuation. Seasoned writers get their thoughts and words captured first, postponing … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Christmas Eve

Once Upon a Christmas Eve by C.K. Thomas Along about 1985, when my kids were 20, 18, and 16, we began a holiday tradition. Each of us wrote a story and read it to our family and friends gathered together … Continue reading

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Maslow’s Stages of Skill Learning: Are You a Conscious or Unconscious Writer?

Maslow’s Stages of Skill Learning: Are You a Conscious or Unconscious Writer? by Mary Ellen Stepanich Abraham Maslow, creator of the Hierarchy of Needs pyramid, also proposed a model describing the stages of learning a skill. Recently, I became reacquainted … Continue reading

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