The Possibility Box

What positive messages appeared to you today?

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Source of Inspiration: Dani Shapiro

This is what my copy of Still Writing by Dani Shapiro looks like after one night of binge reading. Green and yellow sticky-notes sticking out like blades of grass sprouting and rays of sunshine beaming from between the pages. Nothing…

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This One Goes Out to Writers Who Want to Write Books Not Blogs and Tweets

I’ve been frustrated by my initial foray into Twitter. Mainly because I cannot #decipher #whattheheck @anyone #issaying. So it struck me as funny when I recently spotted this quotation on a notebook at Target: “Shakespeare never tweeted a sonnet.” As…

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Source of Inspiration: Sue Shanahan

As an aspiring author writing about the roles of inspirational messages and serendipity in helping me to write my first book, The Possibility Book, I am still astonished about connecting with artist and writer Sue Shanahan, whose heart-warming portraits are…

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Encouraging Signs for Your Quest and Mine

For a long time I have been avoiding writing publicly about the quest to write and publish my first book — The Possibility Book.  I haven’t posted much detail here within the Possibility Box, even though the box is supposed…

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4 Days, 9 Signs from the Universe

On a Wednesday in April, I was getting ready to travel from California to New York to pitch literary agents on The Possibility Book at the Writer’s Digest Conference, and feeling fearful. Not about the literary agents. Worries about dying…

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Positive Sign at the Writer’s Digest Conference

Two girlfriends and I took the mini-adventure of a lifetime and traveled to the Writer’s Digest Conference in Los Angeles to pitch literary agents on our book ideas. We stepped outside our regular worlds and our comfort zones, and offered…

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