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Deadlines are important. I work well with deadlines, actually. For example, this week at work, knowing that I only have Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to get everything done so that I can leave for the holiday weekend feeling good about myself and my job has kept me focused and on track…there are to-do lists and they are getting checked off. 439 more words

Writer For 365

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Heather McHugh’s charity, Caregifted, which provides respite to long-term caregivers to the disabled, is holding a one day Manuscript Critique (fiction and poetry) sale tomorrow, 11/25 to raise money for their projects. 100 more words

Writing Courses

Editing Tip #61

Keep an Open Mind ~

Before you begin the editing process it’s imperative to first understand what your goals are for this piece of writing. If you’re writing just for you and don’t give a damn about going traditional or making sales based on your work then by all means, … 555 more words


A date for your diary, folks!

Saturday, 6 December 2014

Book Nanny’s ‘Write them for real’ Character Workshop

Carousel Creates Writers’ Centre, Killakee Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Book your place here… 85 more words


Toronto illustrator honoured for series of works commissioned for National Post's 'How We Die Now' issue

The New York-based Society of Illustrators has honoured a series of works commissioned for the National Post‘s special How We Die Now issue. Illustrations by Kagan McLeod, commissioned by Managing Editor Kevin Libin, have been selected for the Illustrators 57, a show and book by the society and one of the premier showcases for illustrated work in North America. 64 more words


Day 160

Stamattina ho realizzato che in fondo se nella vita trovassi un lavoro che mi permette di avere non il fine settimana libero, ma qualsiasi altro giorno, forse, non sarebbe un male. 425 more words

A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #42

After reading Hanna Rosin’s recent piece in The New Republic about meeting with Stephen Glass after many years, I wanted to share this video clip as my “quote of the week.” A good writer or editor knows a little bit about a lot of things, and this dramatization provides a good demonstration of how a modern, tech-savvy editor, researcher or journalist can do a fact check, sometimes without even looking things up. 14 more words