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The Rabbit, the Tortoise, and the Good Writer

The Rabbit, the Tortoise, and the Good Writer by Marcus A. Nannini Writing a book is not a race. Though the term “in a rush” has no place in the life of a good writer, it might be the toughest … Continue reading

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Which One Doesn’t Fit? Free-Time, Writing Time, Work, Life, Family.

Which One Doesn’t Fit? Free-Time, Writing Time, Work, Life, Family. by Marcus A. Nannini Not much of a trick question, yet it underscores the commitments an author must successfully balance on the way to the publication of a good manuscript. … Continue reading

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Me(moir). It’s All About Me – Or is it?

Me(moir). It’s All About Me – Or is it? by Joyce A. Lefler My past wasn’t sexy. It was messy, tedious, and gut-wrenchingly horrific. There were moments of euphoria and joy, but mostly it was sad, made me cry, and … Continue reading

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Write About What You Know… (or Not!)

Write About What You Know… (or Not!)   by Rita Goldner Writers are often directed in how-to books, classes, and webinars to write about a familiar subject, something about which they can speak with authority. Even better, the writing coaches … Continue reading

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Dream the Movie, Write the Novel

Dream the Movie, Write the Novel by Marcus A. Nannini So you want to write, to apply an extremely overused phrase, the great American novel. Wow! Not exactly an original opening on my part, and just about now you have … Continue reading

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And Time Goes By …

And Time Goes By . . . by Patricia Grady Cox I had a wonderful idea for a blog post. Really. The greatest! Then I looked and saw I had already written about it. It’s on my author blog, not … Continue reading

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A Writers’ Trio

A Writers’ Trio by C.K. Thomas I’m writing a novella called The Muse with two friends. We’ve decided on 15,000 words, and we meet once a month at our local Panera Bread restaurant and online, as needed. Each of us … Continue reading

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