Author Archives: Jane Wilson

About Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, was a trial attorney for 25 years and has served on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy on numerous occasions. She was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cleveland State University for several years and served as an Interim Associate Professor of Law in the clinical program at Case Law School. In 2009, she returned to the small southwestern Michigan community where she was raised, and wrote a novel.

The Beginning

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
Painting by Vincent Van Gogh What is the story I want to tell? How do I start? There’s the town, the shop, the house, the pianos, and letters… …and the man, my God, the…

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Back in the Writing Groove

Originally posted on Michael Seidel, writer:
Ah, sweet comfort. I’m back in the writing groove again. Thinking about it as I made coffee this morning, I recognized how fiction writing every day helps me be more mindful. To understand characters’…

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I Can’t Write My Story Because I’m Not A Writer

Originally posted on Eva Lesko Natiello:
? photo by Anton Vakulenko Someone said this to me the other night at an event I attended for people who have consulting businesses. This guy is a consultant with a compelling personal story,…

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In Honor of…

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
Memorial Day, several haiku and a poem commemorating young men and women serving in the military through the years. ruptured duck… listening to dad’s stories of Indo-China *** Memorial Day… the silence…

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Superhero Mom

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
I suspect every mother has at least one superpower. What that superpower for any particular mother is anyone’s guess. Further, there may even be a superhero suit lurking underneath the regular workaday…

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Nobody is coming to fix your town…

Originally posted on rjohnthebad:
Waiting for Godot…or some unicorn developer… How many times have you seen local elected officials recruiting a large scale developer from out of town to come and build some sort of catalytic project to help spur…

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From Darkness to Light

Originally posted on In Transition:
Only when your step becomes lighter, and the sun shines brighter, do you realize ~ how heavy a load you’ve been carrying over the rough, uneven stones, stumbling through the darkness, wishing for a light.…

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Friends

Originally posted on chocofigbee:
Friends come in many shapes and sizes. I’ve found that it’s not their shapes and sizes that makes a friends, but the size of their hearts. As with anything in Life, there is a certain chemistry…

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Retirement

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Little House in the Desert

Originally posted on El Malpais:
Dawn in the desert is a colorful thing. It’s something to see and remember. You feel the night chill as the muted twilight changes to color — the sky first then the far mountains and…

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