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Lisa Rivero
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Lives in Wisconsin, United States
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RIP Leonard Nimoy
Leonard Nimoy's Spock was my first introduction to philosophy, and through him I found the Stoic's freedom of mind.
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My latest Psychology Today piece on creativity, Eminem, and making friends with our own monsters
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Not meeting your writing goals? Apply a problem-solving approach rather than a guilt trip.
This week’s theme is "Dreams and Goals," and it is a good time to revisit the idea of daily word counts, which we discussed on the second day of the blog series. Are you meeting your word count goa...
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I loved writing this post. :)
Write first to entertain and inform yourself. Edit for others later.
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A book I highly recommend
John Hargrove's "Beneath the Surface" delivers on the promise of its title.
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Where to start when you don't know where to start
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From my nephew in Paris: on studying abroad and identity
When you’re about to go study abroad, you know that it’s going to change you somehow. For one, everyone tells you this: those who have done it themselves, proud parents or teachers, friends who’ll ...
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Two weeks of posts to help you to get serious about your #writing.
Two weeks of posts to help you to get serious about your writing.
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Why more isn't necessarily better when it comes to resources and information
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We writers cannot bank on a single home run with no missed swings. That's part of the deal.
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Writer, back-of-the-book indexer
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  • Author, present
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Wisconsin, United States
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South Dakota, United States
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See Also: Intersections of words, meaning, and creativity
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Lisa Rivero is an indexer of books, an author of fact and fiction, both long and short, and a reader of whatever she can get her hands on. She grew up in the rural South Dakota and currently lives, teaches, and writes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Education
  • Marquette University
    English major, Math minor, 1982 - 1986
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Literary Studies, 1990 - 1991
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