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Bringing Out Your Inner Child—Writing from Myths

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Why I Went Indie by David Berger As a young boy, I was fascinated by the Greek myths I learned about in school, eager to read as many as I could to learn more about the magic of Mount Olympus. I tore through books like Edith Hamilton’s Mythology and D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths which became the launching point for Bulfinch, among others. To ...

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Finding Your Own Hippocrene

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According to Greek mythology, the fountain of the Muses—the Hippocrene—was formed when Pegasus struck his hoof on Mt. Helicon. It was from this source that inspiration would come if one would drink from its waters. If it were only that easy in the modern world. Inspiration can be hard to come by, especially when you’re working a full-time job (or ...

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Inspiration Strikes: Kristen Day

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Snowshoe Mtn, West Virginia. A skier/snowboarder/snow bunny/family paradise. A place that turns into the epitome of a winter wonderland. It’s beautiful. It’s inspiring. It’s an entire mountain dedicated to all winter enthusiasts. And, for those that were dragged up there by their winter-loving family members and friends, there are heated indoor pools and delicious restaurants that you’ll be dreaming about ...

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Inspiration Strikes: Deirdre Riordan Hall

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To the Sea, my first new adult novel, came to me one summer at the beach. I relished those long days where I ended up sun kissed, with salt in my hair and sand between my toes as I made the long drive inland after some much needed beach time. I love the ocean and I also surf, but at ...

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A Season for YOU

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by Christina Mercer Ah, the change of seasons. In the Northern Hemisphere, October brings many of us the changing leaves, summer’s harvest, and the promise of cozy times with our loved ones. Some would also say Halloween/All Hallow’s Eve brings us nature’s New Year, when we head into that dark phase before a new dawn. The days grow shorter and ...

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