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The Christmas Story from a Writer’s Perspective

By Marilyn Turk The more I study the craft of writing, the more I read like a writer. I look at how the author tells the story, what adjectives and verbs they use, whose POV they use, and how many … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Thanksgiving by Marilyn Turk

By Marilyn Turk As we approach Thanksgiving, I’m counting my blessings as a writer. So often we writers tend to look at where we have failed. We focus on the rejections, the wasted time, the unfinished projects, the guilt of … Continue reading

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WAITING by Marilyn Turk

I’m not good at waiting. Okay, so maybe I’m impatient. My husband, on the other hand, can wait forever. Plus he has a lot of patience. My husband is retired military. Waiting is part of his training. In fact the … Continue reading

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Commitment – Too Little or Too Much? By Marilyn Turk

Commitment – Definition: 1) Something that takes up time or energy, especially an obligation 2) loyalty, devotion or dedication to a cause, person or relationship 3) a promise, pledge or vow. I have this thing about commitment. I’ve always believed … Continue reading

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Stretching Myself by Marilyn Turk

Once upon a time, I was a little girl with a great imagination. I conjured up all kinds of fascinating scenarios for how my life would turn out. Some days I just knew Elvis would wait for me to grow … Continue reading

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