Category Archives: Writing Craft

Reckless Freedom

“…Inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic striving, but it comes into us slowly and quietly and all the time, though we must regularly and every day give it a little chance to start flowing, … Continue reading

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Once Again

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ From the pithy, wonderful guide, Steering the Craft, by Ursula K. Le Guin: “Again I am inclined to fault journalists and schoolteachers, however well meaning, for declaring it a sin to say the … 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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Revision Roadmap

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com Whatever writing project you’re working on, at some point you’ll face the need to revise and polish your work. If the project is short, then the revision process is likely to be intense … Continue reading

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Suppressed Energy

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com We’ve all done it at one time or another, haven’t we? Stayed up late, even all night, reading a page turner – a book that we just couldn’t put down? A story that … Continue reading

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Self-publishing Savvy

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com The self-publishing industry has exploded as more and more aspiring authors choose this route to get their work out into the world. If you take the do-it-yourself route, it can be bewildering. That’s … 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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