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Excellent Adventures

What energy! What exuberance! Experiencing other writers’ passion for words is a gift that keeps on giving: It’s inspiring. It’s motivating. It’s creatively nourishing. That’s why it was so great to hop on a bus Sunday for an event called, … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

As writers, we spend a lot of time in our heads and staring at a blank page, and we’re often working on long-term projects that take time to complete. So every once in a while, it can be fun, instructive … Continue reading

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The Ear

Just recently, a friend and fellow writer offered to read the opening chapters of my book aloud for me. I’m very excited and grateful, because I think this will be a huge help in highlighting any rough spots I need … Continue reading

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Red Zone

“Every writer I know has trouble writing.” Joseph Heller Wow, am I feeling wiped out! I just spent an intense day pouring over the pages of my YA novel, crossing out phrases, shifting pieces around, and moving whole paragraphs. The … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Rhythms

“Writers are in the music business.” Don Murray We’re in the music business — how true! Just think of authors you truly adore and it’s more than likely that one of the qualities that attracts and holds your attention is … Continue reading

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