Diane C. McPhail

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Diane C. McPhail is an artist, writer, and minister. In addition to holding an M.F.A., an M.A., and D.Min., she has studied at the University of Iowa distance learning and the Yale Writers’ Workshop, among others. Diane is a member of North Carolina Writers' Network and the Historical Novel Society. She lives in Highlands, North Carolina, with her husband. ...more

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Diane C. McPhail Use prompts!!! Write anything. Use more prompts. Write something else. And use the prompts. Call a friend and ask them to give you one word. Just one.…moreUse prompts!!! Write anything. Use more prompts. Write something else. And use the prompts. Call a friend and ask them to give you one word. Just one. Then hang up and start writing. You will be amazed.(less)
Diane C. McPhail Oh, yes, Mary. I have it on the top of my reading pile. Thank you so very much. The work for my own book plus the holidays have left me a bit crunched…moreOh, yes, Mary. I have it on the top of my reading pile. Thank you so very much. The work for my own book plus the holidays have left me a bit crunched at the moment, but the minute I get a break, it's right there waiting for me. Thank you again.(less)
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As always, Jean Raffa, experienced author and Jungian analyst, opens a door for us into the complex and sometimes baffling world of Jungian psychology. Now in her latest book, The Soul’s Twins, Raffa has taken on the challenge of elucidating masculin ...more
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