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3 revision tips from an L.A. Times editor

“It’s okay to borrow from literature,” an L.A. Times editor told me and a room full of journalists at a recent workshop on word craft. Well, the reverse is also true. 346 more words

Active Voice

Monday Musings

I’ve decided to change up my posting a little bit. Mondays are such a huge drag, and typically when I get the writer yucks. You know what I mean, right? 353 more words


Ready, Set, Write #RSW2014 - Every word counts...

Welcome back to Ready. Set. WRITE! If you’re wondering what RSW is all about, it’s a summer long writing intensive with the purpose of writing, revising, planning, and keeping each other accountable. 271 more words


Summer Learning

There has been some learning going on around here lately. Mom taught me the word, “Roll over.” It’s something like, “Down.” But more squiggly and flippy and thumpy and spinny. 213 more words

Children's Literature

I'm Back

Yes, I am finally back! I am aware I haven’t written a blog for five months (ridiculous, I know—I have no excuse!), but I am now raring to go and to get back into writing—including doing my blog again. 177 more words

Faye Brierley-roberts

Sunday Summary: Holy Productive

I’ve spent most of this week working on the next day’s goals. Because I’d gotten ahead on that day’s. In fact, I’m typing this up Friday afternoon because I’ve finished pretty much everything else for the week. 399 more words


Recovering from mistakes in writing (and life)

When I make a mistake in my writing, I get to revise, edit and ask for advice, either through my writer’s group or my writing/reading friends. 565 more words

Shelley Widhalm