Category Archives: journaling

the value of a moment: why i journal

Theodor S. Geisel—better known as Dr. Seuss—once said, “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” In a nutshell, this is why I keep a journal. I first began collecting my thoughts on … Continue reading

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writing roots part 1: ms. shadow

I’ve worn a lot of hats since I first began writing at age 8, when my third grade language arts teacher, Marcelyn Hellbusch Shadow, assigned me to start keeping a journal. By commission, I’ve been a storyteller, essayist, high school … Continue reading

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nanowrimo day 1: all in

Here’s the back story: I first read about NaNoWriMo on my friend Kim’s blog in 2007. Back then, I was in poetry mode and the idea of writing An Entire Novel In One Month sounded like lunacy. Then I spent … Continue reading

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