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Writing Is Alchemy

Why I love playing with words

Hands typing on a laptop keyboard with a notebook, pen, and mostly filled mug nearby.
“Some days…words pour from my mind as fast as I can type them up or write them down.” {Photo by Daniel Thomas on Unsplash.}

As an only child for seven years, writing was one of my first companions — after stuffed animals and Barbie dolls, that is. And unlike my imaginary friends (of which I had many), words were tangible and ostensibly powerful. Even as a child I loved that words are adaptable to any situation, and there is always more to discover and add to my collection. Finding a fantastic new word…

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