"David's coaching talents are unique in my experience.  His attentive listening enables him to describe the true nature of those hurdles and pitfalls that may be blocking your way to creativity.  But he doesn't just help you recognize the difficulties.  He then pulls out from inside you the very solutions you had no idea had been lying there in wait. I am grateful for his insights and support. They were of tremendous value to me."

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"Working with David transformed my creative life. His insightful, humorous, compassionate approach broke down my efforts to order and control my creativity. I have recently completed drafts of a play and a novel and feel I have moved to a new level as a craftsperson, thanks very much to my dialogue with David."
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"David is a great coach, generous with both his advice and his patience.  His constructive criticism has helped to broaden my imagination and provided me with valuable tools to enhance my technical skills."

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"I've been working with David over the past two years.  David helped me approach a project that had daunted me for some time.  He helped me to see how I might begin, and in his gentle way, enabled me to stay focused and productive.  I'm so glad to have found him, working with him has greatly enriched my process and given me greater confidence in myself."
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Dear David,

You don't know me - I'm just writing to say thank you for writing "Writing the River" because it has truly touched my life.  I'm in recovery from severe very early trauma.   I process through poetry, and your book has inspired me to put together focusing and my writing, and magic is ensuing.  "Writing the River" is such a precious metaphor.

                                                                                                                                              Thank you, big thank you.

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