Loose Ends

Writing Life

Rena Willis
2 min readJul 14, 2021

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Woman working with loose ends of yarn. Loose Ends. Writer’s Life. On Writing. Rena Willis.
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I slump behind my keyboard, staring at a blank page, begging for the words to appear. I whisper a prayer to the Muses. Inspiration, creativity, mastery, greatness. These are the intangibles — the magic — the whiff of something unidentifiable, just beyond naming.

How do I conjure that?

It is late at night, the hint of magic creeping in through my fingers, words tumbling…

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Rena Willis

Writer & Educator — one midlife crisis away from a bestseller.