Posts Tagged "Ann Byle"

The Benefits of Retreat by Ann Byle

The Benefits of Retreat by Ann Byle

By on May 15, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Last summer my writing group visited my parents’ cabin in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. We scattered around inside and out in the mornings to work on our writing projects; in the afternoon we went on an adventure. In the evenings we talked and laughed. What a wonderful time away in a place that demands relaxation and retooling thanks to no television and limited cell...

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Lessons from Moving Office by Ann Byle

Lessons from Moving Office by Ann Byle

By on Apr 19, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

This post originally ran on Ann Byle’s blog. You may find the original post here.  ~*~ I recently inherited a bedroom left vacant by Kid 3, who took Kid 1’s bedroom when she moved into an apartment. This empty bedroom has become my new office. It was no easy task to move a decade’s worth of stuff from my small office on the main floor to this vast expanse on...

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Exhaling…After Breathe-ing In by Kathleen Conklin

Exhaling…After Breathe-ing In by Kathleen Conklin

By on Oct 24, 2016 in Blog | 6 comments

I have to confess: I almost didn’t go to the conference. Sure, I had been registered for months, but it would have been so easy to find a reason to stay home, firmly ensconced in the familiar. On the drive from metro Detroit Friday morning, self-doubt again reared its ugly head: What do you think you’re doing? You haven’t written anything original in two years....

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I Am a Success — My Breathe Story by Beth Sowles

I Am a Success — My Breathe Story by Beth Sowles

By on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog | 13 comments

I had anticipated this moment for months. The day was here! I was walking into the Breathe Conference, to the registration table and received the booklet and nametag that said I BELONGED. I had been asked to write a blog before the conference on how scared and nervous I was as a newbie. I was still nervous and afraid. What if people hated me on sight? That they...

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Publication Begins with Small Steps—Ann Byle

Publication Begins with Small Steps—Ann Byle

By on Sep 22, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Breathe Planning Committee member and co-founder, Ann Byle is leading a 2 hour intensive session at the conference this year. Her topic? How to take an idea and form into something you can submit for publication. Check out her session and others by visiting our Breakout Session page.  ________________________________________________________________________ Sometimes...

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