Welcome to The Path of Possibility!

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Hello, and thanks for stopping by The Path of Possibility in Writing and in Life! My name is Sage Cohen, and I’m a poet, author, teacher, seeker, mother and friend. My muse menagerie includes one toddler, three cats and two dogs. For 13 years, I have run my own marketing communications firm where I write strategic content for businesses of … Read More

Productivity Tip Tuesday: Break it Down

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“To help me focus on the most important projects I need to give attention to each day, I identify three or four major projects each week that are the most important on my list. Then I schedule in time for them every day. I also schedule in small tasks that will let me take breaks from the major work, but … Read More

Productivity Tip Tuesday: Find it Online Faster

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“It’s great to spend time reading, traveling, interviewing, and soaking up atmosphere. But in reality, depending on the story, you can often achieve verisimilitude with a much smaller investment of resources. Online, you can find three-dimensional maps that put you in the street, reams of searchable data about every imaginable topic, and images that help you find just the right … Read More

Productivity Tip Tuesday: Redundancy Power

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“I use a triple-tracking system to track the personal essays I submit to magazines. This includes a master list so I can glimpse what’s ‘out in the world.’ Each publication has its own page so I can see how many times I’ve submitted to The Sun for example. And each essay has its own page so I can track how … Read More

Productivity Tip Tuesday: Start where you are

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“Every book and article by a famous writer will say that you need to have a daily writing practice in order to be successful. And I’m not discounting that, but only offering the caveat that it’s easy for them to say this—they are further along in their success with being productive writers than we are. And offering this advice to … Read More