#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2004

Final tile day

This, too, has passed.

Hallelujah!

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Morning pages

Best thing you can do to get in touch with your deeper self.

Buy a cheap notebook–no fancy journals, please. That will intimidate you too much. You’ll think about how your grandchildren might read the entries, and try to make them too perfect.

Write three pages, long-hand, strictly stream of consciousness stuff. No editing. Cross-outs okay. At first, you’ll bitch a lot, and that’s okay, too. It’s like priming a pump. First, the sludge, then the good stuff.

Try it. You might just amaze yourself!

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.

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