Category Archives: Breakthrough Tip of the Week

Breakthrough Writing for June 28, 2022

Breakthrough from the Past: First you listen. Then you write out the clues.  “What kinds of things do you write?” asked Martha…          ”I’m not exactly a writer,” Sam corrected her.  “I’m a listener.  I’m listening for clues about day-to-day life on the planet.” “But do you write things down?” asked Jessie. “Of course,” said… Continue Reading >>>

Technical Difficulties

I’m having trouble posting to  If you need to reach me about working on your writing, please email me at any of these addresses:   or I’ll be working with a tech to get this straightened out.   Thanks, Mary  Share on Your Social Media Continue Reading >>>

Writers, You Have the Power to help A Family in Ukraine

I’ve written often about powerlessness: not-writing, not-doing, not-changing. Here is a chance for you to exercise power, true power: My trusted friend’s nephew is married to a woman from Ukraine. Her family is still there. He started a GoFund me and asked that people contribute and also pass the information forward. It’s the real deal. Here is… Continue Reading >>>

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