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Welwyn Wilton Katz

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Everyone has interests. Some people like my father had very few but he knew everything about them and received an OBE for the work he did on one of them during the second world war. Obviously this anecdote shows that having only a few interests isn't a bad thing. However, sometimes I think that the more things people are interested in, the more chance they have of becoming a traditionally published author. For example, here is a vastly incomplete list of my own interests: making jewelry (which I never thought would enter into my writing but is starting to, in the book I'm mentally reconstructing now), Rumi (because his poems are so beautiful and help me step back onto my own spiritual path if I've gone astray for a time), standing stones an ...more

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Welwyn Wilton Katz The place was odorless, cold, without sound, and deathly black. Under my feet the floor moved.
Welwyn Wilton Katz For me, writing is a place in which I can lose myself. Sometimes we all need to get away from negative thinking or dark feelings, and when I write, I …moreFor me, writing is a place in which I can lose myself. Sometimes we all need to get away from negative thinking or dark feelings, and when I write, I am actually not doing the writing. I'm part of the story, part of every character and alive in a totally different way. Anything painful in my real life goes away while I write. And sometimes the writing is so good I light up, because I know I'm not doing it on my own, and so some other energy is taking over to show me new ways of thinking.(less)
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I had been writing for a long time and giving a lot of talks to people who liked my books or who wanted to learn how to write from me, and editing books and mentoring others, and what happened before the car accident was a very bad thing. I started to resent all the things I had to do to maintain the most basic life style for my family, and EVEN asked myself why I had to work 60 hours a week to ma Read more of this blog post »
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“Life is a fairy tale. Live it with wonder and amazement.”
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