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Memoir: The Poet In Spite of Herself

Originally posted on No Wasted Ink:
I stood before the audience, my notebook open as I prepared to read an excerpt from my novel The Curate’s Brother. It is a historical romance based off of Jane Austen’s novel Persuasion. It was one of many readings that I would do to promote my new book that…

How To Handle The Story That Keeps On Giving #MondayBlogs #Writing #Writer

How To Handle The Story That Keeps On Giving #MondayBlogs #Writing #Writer

Listening to Your WIP – #WritingTip #amwriting

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
We’ve talked about this in the past, but as I avail myself of the process more and more, I now wonder how I wrote anything without stopping to hear my words now and then. At the very least, how did I dare submit my revised document to an editor,…

How to Keep Up With the Details in Your Manuscript

Originally posted on COW PASTURE CHRONICLES:
As I’ve said before, writing  “The End” on the first draft is only the beginning of your work on the road to publication. One of the things I discovered, immediately after completing a 77,000 + word draft, is keeping up with the details, even with Scrivener, seems like a monumental…

Tips On Writing Characters With Agency

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
One thing you hear about a lot when you start sending your manuscript out into the world is ‘agency’. Most agents (and publishers) are looking for characters who make things happen, not ones who merely react to the situation they’re stuck with. https://youtu.be/V3Hpm-z9068 In general, inciting incidents…

The Star Wars Book Tag Pt.2

The Star Wars Book Tag Pt.2

Originally posted on ><:
Hello my little favorite munhkins. Today I am back in school so that is great *please note the sarcasm*. I am just looking forward to getting the next two weeks over with so I can get some more sleep. I re-watched Han Solo on Sunday which is really funny because…

When The Publisher Calls You

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
Hold on a sec, I got some thoughts about your memoir You open your email, and O frabjous day! A publisher has come calling! They’ve seen your work in a literary magazine and wonder if you have a chapbook, or would like to be in their anthology.  Or…

New Places to Submit Your Writing

Originally posted on COW PASTURE CHRONICLES:
It’s coming up on the end of the year and most of us are busy getting ready for the fast appraoching holidays. But, if you’re like me you have a stack of file of short stories or even essays that have been sitting there gathering dust. Well, here’s your…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines with the topic TAKE #RSsos #RomSuspense

Sneak Off and Read: Lines with the topic TAKE #RSsos #RomSuspense

Originally posted on Word by Word:
#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines with the topic TAKE for a great start to the week. It was important to keep up the tough cookie persona, not the underlying ball of insecurities she felt at the inability to take care of her brother or keep her personal life afloat. S.A.…

Thoughts on the craft #amwriting

Originally posted on Life in the Realm of Fantasy:
We who write all begin this journey with a story we think would make a great book, and a certain amount of natural talent for storytelling. However, unless we have an exceptional memory for the obscure and boring lectures we endured in grade-school grammar, authors who…

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