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The Magical Relationship Between a Writer and Their Notebook #MondayBlogs #Writers

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This weekend has been spent clearing out my loft. As we battled against ten years worth of forgotten clutter I came across a few of my old writer notebooks.

As I opened them up I did wonder whether they would make me cringe. But they did quite the opposite.

Some of my old stories were born inside these notebooks and it was tear inducing to see the first few scribbles of a project appear on a page and then start to grow.

I let out a few creative sighs as I saw familiar characters emerge, plots take shape and I noted how a couple of characters and story ideas never made it out of the notebook.

I knew I had to write a post on the special bond between writers and their notebooks.

The magic for a writer first occurs in their notebook.

The first scribble of an idea sparks…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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