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Guided to Greatness

Guided to Greatness

Coaches develop, improve, and promote changes in a person’s skill set and help them identify goals. A coach is also a great source of accountability. You’ll never see this on the sidelines of the NFL, but coaches are excellent cheerleaders, motivating and challenging their students to keep going even if it’s difficult. My memoir writing project hit the typical snags…

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It’s Soup-er Cold Outside!

We know it’s cold outside, so we’re giving you a great reason to stay inside. You guessed it-start writing! Here’s a winter writing prompt to warm you up.  What could be better on a frigid gray day than to settle in over a hot, steamy bowl of soup? It’s already shaped up to be a cold winter, even here in…

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My One Word

What is your one word for 2019?  How did you arrive at this particular word? What does it mean to you? How will this word shape your commitments, goals, and choices?  Does this word connect to a theme related to your aspirations for 2019? We’d love to hear about your one word. Share your response to the writing prompt in the comments…

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Your Best Year Ever!

Have you had your best year ever? What was it like? When did it happen? What made that year the best? What did you do to get there? How did that year impact you? What happened as a result? Did other people know it was a great year for you? If you’re still working towards your goals and haven’t quite…

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Writing Prompt: More than a House of Books

For bibliophiles, the thought of a library catching fire and torching hundreds of thousands of books, is horrific. That such a fire would be an act of arson is unthinkable. Yet that is exactly what happened at the Los Angeles Central Library on April 29, 1986, which raged for more than seven hours, destroying or damaging more than a million…

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Writing Prompt: A Thanksgiving Hullabaloo

Everyone has or knows of a Thanksgiving disaster story. Sooner or later, some kind of holiday hullabaloo occurs. Maybe it’s that time the turkey was dropped. Or the time when crazy Uncle Ed wore the clown suit and all of the toddlers screamed. Or that time the refrigerator blew out. My assistant, Amanda, told me about the first time she…

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