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What I Learned About Being a Writer From Lewis Carroll Part 4

The White Knight as Writer

         “I see you’re admiring my little box,” the Knight said in a friendly tone. “It’s my own invention — to keep clothes and sandwiches in.

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Beta/CP Match-Up

To cap off the summer long Ready. Set. Write! initiative, hosted by Alison MillerKaty UppermanJaime Morrow, and Erin Funk, a mixer for potential critique partners and beta readers is being held. 369 more words

Prose And Poetry

Being Kind While Getting on the El?

A Year of Being Kind blog – Monday, August 25, 2014

Being Kind While Getting on the El?

I had an opportunity to be kind today, and I did not take advantage of it. 450 more words

4-Stars! The Godfather of the Knight-Errant Thriller Novel - John D. McDonald, Dress Her in Indigo, and Travis McGee

“I think I discovered John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee thriller novels when I was a senior in high school and devoured all 21 at least once. 230 more words

Suspense Novels

What I Learned About Being a Writer From Lewis Carroll Part 3

         I recently shared two of my favourite quotations from Alice in Wonderland and discussed how they illustrate the writing process.  For the next two weeks I am looking at Lewis Carroll’s companion book… 546 more words

Writing Life

Book Fair!

Tomorrow (Saturday) is the annual Cottonwood, Arizona, Book Fair to be held at the recreation center next to the library. This is a great time to get out and meet local authors who will excite and amaze you at the quality of work they do. 76 more words

What I Learned About Being a Writer From Lewis Carroll Part 2

You Don’t Have to Know Everything

          The Hatter opened his eyes very wide . . . but all he SAID was, “Why is a raven like a writing-desk?”  575 more words

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