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Invention

On October 8, I held a writing workshop called “Develop Your Idea.” I held it in a new location, and in a strictly face-to-face format, instead of having the option to attend online or in person, that I’ve had with my past workshops. I chose a local coffee shop, The Roast, because I could book…

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Finding my harvest

Last month, I was trying to write, and found that there was a lot of noise in my brain. I could get the beginning of an idea down, I could think of ideas and talk about them, but as far as finishing, developing, an idea, I was stuck. This sort of stuckness often happens during…

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Mindful Writing

“Mindfulness is to be aware of what is going on, and everyone is capable of being mindful.” Thích Nhất Hạnh  Mindfulness is awareness, and, more specifically, awareness of the present moment.  Contrary to much of the popular information circulating that suggests that mindfulness and meditation require a “clear mind” or the ability to be always…

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About Me

I’m Jean, a writer, coffee addict, and generally curious person. Here, you’ll find some of my writing: a mix of prose, poetry, and my thoughts on writing.

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