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Red Velvet Armchair: Using the Furniture Game for Characters and Confidence

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Playing can develop our confidence by helping us feel we have control over our world. And just as importantly, it teaches that life  can be fun. But as adults we often don't play enough. "There are more vital things to be done!" we tell ourselves. Yet psychologists like Jean Piaget have argued that play is vital to development. Well, if this is true, then surely it can help us develop our craft as writers too

March 6, 2015 | Susan Williams

The Writing Life