Author Archives: Alice Maxin

About Alice Maxin

Professional Writer, Certified Life Coach, Founder of The Write Turn - "Write it down, make it happen!" When you need just the right words, I am just the right person to write them for you: from wedding wishes to eulogies, from workplace flyers to retirement speeches and more. I'll help you say what you mean to get what you want. If you are looking for help in achieving personal or business goals, partnering with me as a certified professional coach is an excellent move to make. You are your own best asset; now work that to your advantage. With my background in education, writing, and labor relations, I am the right person to call at The Write Turn.

Another Look

Have you had to take another look at something to be sure you saw it right the first time? Do you remember Mom saying she’d have to take another look at what you wanted her to buy for you before … Continue reading

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Trying vs Practicing

Is there a difference? To practice doing, saying, even thinking something means we may be forming a habit.  If the habit is one of value, all well and good.  If what we are practicing is self-destructive or harmful to others, … Continue reading

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Cloud Collecting?

When I first saw a copy of The Cloud Collector’s Handbook by Gavin Pretor-Pinney on the bookshelf in the visitor center in Big Bend National Park (Texas) a few months ago, I had a number of reactions: Who collects clouds? … Continue reading

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And the Tree Cried

If you were to visualize a tree crying, what would you picture:  a weeping willow, a palm tree bent to the ground in a hurricane, timbered land? Of the three I mentioned, one naturally appears droopy, not upbeat; one is … Continue reading

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A Wish and a Promise

A wish and a promise!                                                                       … Continue reading

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Blind Curves

Ever been on a journey – no matter how well thought out – and not know for sure where a road might lead you?  Some would say that’s an adventure; others would see it as a glitch in the plans. … Continue reading

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Whimsical “Doodles”

If you were to choose a mascot to travel with you on your adventures, what would you choose?  Okay.  Rephrase:  If you had to pick a mascot… what would it be? Would it be alive?  Previously living?  Family member (whoops … Continue reading

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