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Patricia C. Wrede on “Revising” and “Layering”

I figured it had been long enough I could share another post by Patricia C. Wrede.  It’s no secret by now that I like her blog.  She posts twice a week (Wednesdays and Sundays) and gives solid advice each time.  Of … Continue reading

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Writers are like snowflakes (Part 3)

Part 3 in this whole “we’re all unique” discussion. Today’s topic: how to write. As I may have mentioned before, I lurk a few writers forums (I’m too anti-social to actually participate).  And I’ve seen many times now where newer … Continue reading

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Don’t Burn Your Betas

(Otherwise known as “learn from my mistake”) For those of you who haven’t learned the lingo yet (and I may not have all of it right, so proceed with caution) a beta reader is someone who reads your writing before … Continue reading

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Patricia C. Wrede – What is right?

I’m feeling lazy today and it just so happens that Patricia C. Wrede wrote a great post yesterday about what it means to write a really good book.  (Hint: It depends on what you as a writer are trying to … Continue reading

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Writers are like snowflakes (Part 2)

So, as I said in my “Writers are like snowflakes (Part 1)” post, we’re all unique, and I think we each have to find what works for us and not slavishly follow anyone else’s advice.  Last time I ranted a … Continue reading

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Would you like a happy ending with that?

I have a confession to make – I don’t believe that life always turns out the way you want it to.  I don’t think the two people who are so obviously right for each other always end up together or … Continue reading

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Writers are like snowflakes (Part 1)

We’re all unique. When I decided to get serious about this writing thing I started reading books and blogs and discussion forums about writing, sitting at the proverbial feet of the masters and soaking up their hard-earned wisdom.  And what … Continue reading

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