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  1. Ruth
    Ruth September 12, 2013 at 6:12 pm | | Reply

    Downloading it now to listen as we drive to Monehegan.

    Thanks

  2. anne
    anne September 17, 2013 at 8:29 pm | | Reply

    Great program with Geoff Hewitt! What a treasure for his family to have this recording. Reminds me of camp with my Grandfather.

  3. operacion Sergio Martinez Herrero
    operacion Sergio Martinez Herrero September 30, 2013 at 10:45 pm | | Reply

    First off I want to say fantastic blog! I had a quick question which I’d like
    to ask if you don’t mind. I was curious to know how
    you center yourself and clear your thoughts before writing.
    I have had a tough time clearing my thoughts in getting my thoughts out.
    I truly do take pleasure in writing however it just seems like the first 10 to
    15 minutes are lost simply just trying to figure out how to begin.
    Any ideas or tips? Cheers!

  4. Geof
    Geof October 1, 2013 at 5:23 pm | | Reply

    One trick is to start writing immediately if words or an idea come to you. Catch the flow of thoughts and feelings as they are first occurring!

    Second trick is to sit down with your writing implement and write the word “So,” or “Entonces,” then just keep going from there. Don’t plan ahead! Whatever is worthless (sometimes the first part, where you’re just getting warmed up) you can cross out later, but wait a few days before re-reading what you’ve written, and do not cross out anything as you are writing. Just keep letting words flow!

    -Geof

  5. Annie
    Annie October 11, 2013 at 8:02 pm | | Reply

    Dear Erica and Geof,
    Thank you for an excellent show. I had an epiphany while listening to Geof’s answer to the question “how has your definition of success changed” or something like that. He said he feels that the time spent “in flow” is the success, not the recognition or the check or the publishing. As he spoke I was thinking about my own passion, which is gardening, and realized that those moments of being “in flow” are what keep me going and that perhaps I might just enjoy the garden for that and drop all the fretting about what should go where or how ratty things look sometimes or the deer, the flea beetles, the cabbage loopers, and on and on…..just love the work because I can loose my little self in it for hours.
    All the best! and I’m looking forward to more shows.
    Annie

  6. Rumblestrip | Ben Hewitt January 21, 2015 at 9:11 am |
  7. Darlene Lester
    Darlene Lester May 26, 2016 at 12:31 am | | Reply

    Delightful!

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