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Why I Write

I’m sharing this beautiful quote with you today because it embodies the main reasons I feel compelled to write. If you’re an author or poet…why do you write? 💋 Lanie Mores             Photo credit: CanStockPhoto/konradbak

A New View in 2022

Happy new year! Welcome to my first blog post of 2022! As usual, I thought I’d start with a recap of the previous year…good ole 2021. However, since it was another strange, crappy, Covid-centered year, I’ll keep this part brief. Here are a few of my highlights from last year. 1) My third book, Sea of..

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Through the Eyes of the Beholder: Honing the Art of the Descriptive Word

Our perception of the world, of everything we encounter, is filtered through the five main senses: sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell. Without these senses, we wouldn’t be able to make sense of our environment. Similarly, if you neglect to include the sensory experience in your writing, people won’t be able to make sense of..

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The Year 2020: A Personal Reflection

Here we are at the tail end of 2020, and what a crazy year it has been! At the outset, I don’t think we could have predicted how it would unfold, instead imagining it would be the best year ever. In reality, it was a trying year for so many reasons: the virus, endless quarantine..

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Book Launching 2020-Style

To say 2020 has been an atypical year is a blatant understatement. A global pandemic, riots, floods, earthquakes, fires, crashes, murder hornets…we’ve had our fair share this year. The global effects are devastating and will linger long past the end of the year, requiring plenty of time for us to recover both mentally and financially. So,..

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Lost in a Daydream

Daydreaming is a state of mind in-between lucidity and sleep, where an individual is distracted from the present and more in-tune with the subconscious. It’s an escape, a temporary reprieve from reality. Studies indicate that the average individual spends approximately eight hours a day daydreaming, and as staggering as that number sounds, I think I..

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Happy New Year…Welcome 2020!

A new year…a new decade! Looking ahead at the year of 2020, the possibilities and opportunities are infinite. Anything can happen. And anything will happen if you have the right mindset. The tradition is to make a list of new year’s resolutions, and I’m not one to balk against this ritual, always making a mental..

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