Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Rant and Some Nonfiction Writing Tips

Yes, this is a rant, but I hope that it will be a constructive rant.  You see, I have some friends who are, let’s say, newly published writers.  By that I mean that their work has been published in multiple … Continue reading

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Can You Write Someone You’re Not?

As you may or may not know, the author of the Harry Potter series is a British woman named Joanne “J.K.” Rowling. The story I’ve heard regarding the use of initials instead of her given name lies with her publisher: … Continue reading

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Slightly New Format

We’re going to slow down our rapid-fire posts a bit, going from three per week to one per week.  The first week of the month, Mark will post.  Jaclyn will take the second week, and Catherine will take the third. … Continue reading

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How Not to Die (when writing, of course)

Often, I get stressed, and, like Kathy in the cartoon, it shows in the craziness of my hair.  It can also show itself in miles of to-do lists and Post-its on the wall as well as erratic writing.  That’s where … Continue reading

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