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NaNoWriMo has begun…

… and I have a less-than-stellar start. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to write 50,000 words in November, which translates to 1,667 words per day.  The true WriMo works on a novel (that is, a fictional story) and begins writing a new manuscript on the first of the month.  There are, however, many WriMo “rebels” who …

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My Writer’s Manifesto

For the past several weeks I reviewed the four ingredients I found essential in discovering my soul’s agenda (a term coined by James Hollis and which I have fully embraced): Heart’s Desire Core Values Character Strengths Personal Experiences And today I am prepared to profess that agenda… I am a writer. It is difficult for me to make …

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Discovering the Soul’s Agenda: Stepping Stones (Part 4)

This will be the final post in the series about discovering the soul’s agenda. The first week was an introduction to what will be my Writer’s Manifesto. The second week focused on the first step in the process: following the Passions of our Hearts. The following week focused on identifying our Core Values and Beliefs. And this week will discuss reviewing our Life …

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Discovering the Soul’s Agenda: Character Strengths (Part 3)

These past few weeks I have posted about the process of discovering the soul’s agenda. The first week was an introduction to what will be my Writer’s Manifesto. The second week focused on the first step in the process: following the Passions of our Hearts. Last week focused on identifying our Core Values and Beliefs. This week will discuss assessing our Skills …

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Discovering the Soul’s Agenda: Core Values (Part 2)

These past two weeks I have posted about the process of discovering the soul’s agenda. The first week served as an introduction which will eventually culminate in sharing my Writer’s Manifesto. Last week focused on the first step in the process:  following the Passions of your Heart. The second step will be the focus on this …

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