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The Magic in Writing

Day 29 of 30 Days Challenge

Magic Words

The first book I remember reading that was about writing is Becoming a Writer by Dorothea Brande. She talked
about the magic in writing.

I believe my brother got it for me. He was good about purchasing something that was what I was interested in. One time he had given me a book on horses. I still love horses and riding.

In reading the writing book it was the first time I’d seen the words magic and writing together. It is years later and I feel the magic. I understand what she is talking about.
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Different Places to Write

Day 28 of 30 Days Challenge

Choose a Place to Write

Most writers have a designated place to write, an office, a corner of the kitchen table, where ever they can find a spot.

I’m the same. I don’t have an office, but I have a spot. It’s my living room chair with my computer on my lap. I have a desk, but it just seems more comfortable to sit in my chair.
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Are You Thankful or Grateful?

Day 12 of 30 Day Challenge

Thankful or Grateful? Is There a Difference?

I strive to be both; thankful and grateful. According to the dictionaries they are the same, using each word to describe the other.

The Oxford definition: “a feeling or expressing thanks or gratitude, prompted by feelings of gratitude; grateful.”

Other sources I read stated that being grateful has a deeper meaning, a deeper feeling. A person appreciates a
gesture of a gift or heart felt words. Being thankful is glad the object is in your hands or you’ve received the honor, that the desired dream is a reality.
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