Tag Archives: Mary Lamphere

The Prompt Club

The Prompt Club was one of the many things I started through In Print Professional Writers Organization. Based on my earlier experiences with DAWGs (DeKalb Area Writer’s Group), The Prompt Club met once a month and wrote a one thousand … Continue reading

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Perceiving the New Year in 3D

I keep seeing a lot of posts on social media about your “word for the year“. Great words, like STRENGTH, CONFIDENT, RESPONSIBILITY, and CONTROL. Kelly Epperson Simmons wrote a recent blog titled New Year’s Resolutions vs Word of the Year. She … Continue reading

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I asked a simple question…

And I received the most amazing responses! For the December Literary Mary Chat, I decided that instead of asking one author a handful of questions, I would ask several authors one question… The support and insight they provided is overwhelming. … Continue reading

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Of Christmases Past

Christmastime is a season for recollection. Remembrance. Tradition. Have you noticed that as we grow older, our traditions change? Become harder to hold onto? Do you find yourself adapting instead of repeating? It seemed so much easier before. Kudos to … Continue reading

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Zed

We made it! Welcome to the last original entry into The Writer’s Alphabet! Can I just say, Z is a hard one. Taking into consideration how much research we do as writers, how much ancillary information we pick up along … Continue reading

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Yes, please

I asked myself, should I wrap up The Writer’s Alphabet today? And I responded with a hearty YES, PLEASE! (I did begin these twenty-six entries in February of 2017.) It’s important to keep positive when you’re a writer. Some days … Continue reading

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The Art (and Application) of Positive Psychology

Are you thinking, “Huh?” Do I have your attention with a blog title like that? I hope so. This is a good one. The first keynote at the Indie Author Conference was Daniel Lerner, renowned speaker, author, and consultant. Someone we … Continue reading

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