Category Archives: Writers at Work

Kindness Counts

“Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle.” Plato “What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?” George Eliot “Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on.” Henry Burton A cautionary … Continue reading

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“Conveying Excitement”

Graham Greene on writing one of his earliest books and his later revision approach: “My long studies of Percy Lubbock’s The Craft of Fiction had taught me the importance of ‘the point of view,’ but not how to convey physical … Continue reading

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Harper Helps

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “You can go to France and mention Boo Radley, and people will know who you mean.” To Kill a Mockingbird fan Today is Harper Lee’s birthday, so let’s ponder her greatest triumph for … Continue reading

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The Key

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com Words of wisdom from a commencement address at Emerson College by award-winning filmmaker, SpikeLee: “I think that amongst young people today, this being the age of instant gratification, everybody wants it now. Young … Continue reading

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Mary Amazes

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com Mary Higgins Clark, known as the “Queen of Suspense,” penned page-turning thrillers beloved by millions of readers worldwide. When she passed earlier this week at 92, she was still writing. She launched her … Continue reading

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Carr Counsels

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “I connected instantly with the characters and just wanted more and more and more.” That’s how bestselling author Debbie Macomber described her response to Robyn Carr’s “Virginia River” series. Who wouldn’t want a … Continue reading

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Young Readers

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day began when my children were little and I was going to story time at bookstores nearly every week. Did all children know the pleasure of spending … Continue reading

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Still Going!

One of the many wonderful gifts that writing gives us: We can pursue and share our creativity and zest for living as long as we can hold a pen or fire up a computer. In this guest post, my wonderful … Continue reading

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Broadway Bound

“Everything we don’t understand can be explained in art.” Amiri Baraka What a delight to spend an evening with reg e. gaines — there’s always energy and wordplay in the air! The occasion? An exploration, from page to stage, of … Continue reading

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“White Bird”

What a thrill to attend the launch of White Bird, a visionary children’s graphic novel! Hosted by Watchung Booksellers, my fabulous local indie, the event was packed with kids, parents, and other admirers of White Bird’s author, R. J Palacio. … Continue reading

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