Monthly Archives: July 2012

Write it now!

Knowing is not enough; we must act. Willing is not enough; we must do. …Goethe I’m going to suppose that one of the reasons you are writing or want to write is to make a difference in the world.  Oh, … Continue reading

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Writing a book: the process

It does sound glamorous to write a book. You have a great idea, but do you know the process? How do you go about turning that idea into a book?  You’ll need patience to approach the process with care and … Continue reading

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Before You Write: Booklets

In this fast-paced world, readers want to zip zip… read a post and move on. I’m the same way. But sometimes, topics are worth delving into a little deeper. Because I put up this blog to help others get started … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Best

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Groups that may be helpful to writers: The Critique Group

There are many types of groups that are often helpful to writers. There are writers’ organizations, marketing groups, critique groups, etc. Today I’m going to talk about critique groups and the ways to set one up. You may find this … Continue reading

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Do as I say, not as I do…

Did you notice the gap?  I’ve been silent for a couple of weeks. In fact, I didn’t even put up a photo for Your Sunday Best, and I’ve been pretty regular about that recently. So, what I’m here to tell … Continue reading

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Don’t stop the action

Your story must always be moving forward. Even when you use flashbacks, they must help to move your story forward. It’s a point that is difficult for people to understand. When I am editing a piece of fiction, I am … Continue reading

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