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There are three kinds of visual images: what we observe, what we imagine, and what we create.  The three images are different, yet overlapping, and the beauty of writing is that it combines all three.  When we write, we begin with what we observe-we capture what we see in photographs.  Then we record our deeper observations in our writing.  Our minds imagine a home for these observations, and we begin the process of creating-the powerful ability to combine inspiration and imagination, the most divinely human skill of artistic expression.

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"Because of Tammy I have found confidence in my writing and feel blessed to be honored in such a way. I have found my voice. I have found freedom! I recommend anyone for whatever reason to expand their life and sign up for her writing workshops or classes. You'll be amazed at how good you are and how everyone has a story worth telling. Sign up and set your voice free!"
Wendy Price, Palm Desert, CA

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Tammy L. Coia is an AWA Affiliate, certified to lead workshops in the AWA method as described in Writing Alone & With Others by Pat Schneider, Oxford University Press.


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