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.

Dear fellow teachers (and your students)

Originally posted on lauralanni:
As the next school year looms and I prepare to begin my 21st year standing in front of a lecture hall full of one hundred (or more) eager and engaged students, happily professing about my favorite…

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The journey of a thousand miles…July

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
…starts with a single step. In this pedometer geek’s quest (actually more of a in-solidarity-with challenge through a friend, Cally C of Great Britain) of walking a thousand miles in a year,…

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Bend down, put your head between your legs….

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
Bomb Drill in NY elementary school I lived this. Many readers will not have. The instruction was ridiculous, designed to lull children into thinking they would be protected if they followed a simple instruction:…

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Writing Sanctuary at Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Originally posted on Brenda Sutton Rose:
The ferry chugged from the mainland toward Martha’s Vineyard. Seduced by a cool breeze and sunlight refracting off the water, I stood on the deck, facing my destination, blurry and indistinct in the distance.…

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Midnight Cha-Cha-Cha and Tabasco

Originally posted on Scribe Doll's Musings:
I am about sixteen.  I wake up in the middle of night.  The sound of distant crunching, faint music and the light spilling into the corridor lure me like the tune of the…

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The Writer’s Life

Originally posted on Eva Lesko Natiello:
? photo by Karl Fernandes “You do not need to leave your room, remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait. Do not even wait, be quite still and…

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Not About the Desk

Originally posted on rebbthoughts:
Thursday proved to be an emotional day or I should say, the end of the day culminated in one much needed release. It was about the desk, letting go, attachment, faith in humanity; and it was…

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Scriptorium

Originally posted on Scribe Doll's Musings:
Some people have studies.  Others dens.  Or offices.  I have a Scriptorium. In our previous home, H. worked in the spare room, and I at the dining table in the living room.  After…

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The journey of a thousand miles…June — nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings

…starts with a single step, and this pedometer geek is working towards goal of walking a thousand miles this year (thanks to the challenge by my friend Cally C of Great Britain). Although this pedometer geek has a daily goal … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday — Scrambled, Not Fried

Ron. Is Just A Monkey Man It’s Friday and he’s seized in the morning with monkey madness; leaves his home with his pockets loaded with quarters for the vending machine. Two quarters buys a monkey sprawled on its back, scratching … Continue reading

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