Author Archives: Mathilda

Open to Success

…and to failure and to mystery and to allure and to…. The point is OPEN.   Waffling on the Threshold Two summers ago I was ready to quit writing entirely. Oh I’d still be a writer (I don’t think you … Continue reading

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A Salute to Being Vulnerable

  A great mentor in my life said, “Run yourself up a flagpole and see who salutes.”   That’s energy and power, huh? I need to be who I am and not worry about pleasing others so much. And it … Continue reading

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Release into Laughter!

Hello again!  It’s been way too long since I posted here. But I’m going to start anew and release my guilt! Whoosh — it’s gone.  Now I can celebrate coming back. Wheeeeeeee! Fireworks! I release them here.   RELEASE is … Continue reading

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How Do You Know You’re a Writer?

Writers write. Right? If you’re a writer, you have to write, otherwise you’re not a WRITER. DUH. Except I disagree. You can be a writer even if you never write. Maybe… You get pleasure from scratching out words on paper. … Continue reading

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Where’s that Time to Write?

A Question of Priorities In January I read a great post called “The Truth About Finding Time to Write” where Jennifer Blanchard has several practical links about time management. She also makes an excellent point: time is not an elusive … Continue reading

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Using Art to Create Story

One of the things I love about being a Mom is how you do things for your kid and then discover it’s really been for you all along. Like art class. My daughter was a little shy, so I agreed … Continue reading

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En Avant!

“En avant” means “Onward!”  Since this is my very first post EVER, I thought I’d start with something spiffy. Like a foreign language. Like a foreign language I actually understand, which is French. It’s my way of encouraging myself to … Continue reading

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