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Inspiration and Transformation

They tell you “write what you know.” But that’s not really what you have to do. What you know is only your start, your inspiration. You need to transform it into something that others will read, that will inspire and … Continue reading

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Beyond fan fiction, a personal account

As I mentioned in my post a week ago, my story telling was inspired by the example of my father reading to us kids and telling us his stories. However, inspiration is not enough. One has to take the initiative, … Continue reading

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“Teller of Tales”

No, this isn’t about Robert Louis Stevenson, though he does play a part. Stevenson, for those of you who don’t know, was the author of┬áTreasure Island. He spent his last years before he died in 1894 on an island in … Continue reading

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