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The Norton Writer’s Prize

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The Norton Writer’s Prize will be awarded annually for an outstanding essay written by an undergraduate. 487 more words

A writing exercise for insight into your memoir's main characters, you


“The stranger at the heart of my journey is me—transformed.” — Joseph Dispenza in his book, The Way of the Traveler…

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Studying the craft of writing this morning, I find that e-books and e-readers are a market to seriously consider. While I enjoy the feel of holding a book full of pages to be read, others get the same satisfaction from e-books. 195 more words

revision notes

My novel is about a marriage. Eleven scenes tell the couple’s origin story–meeting, falling in love, deciding to get married… Approximately forty pages worth. It’s some of my best writing and it should be. 301 more words

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Writers Studio 30th Anniversary Anthology

The Writers Studio is the renowned creative writing program founded in 1987 in New York by Pulitzer Prize winning poet Philip Schulz. With its branches in NYC, San Francisco, Tucson, Hudson Valley as well as its online and “Kids Write” components, Writers Studio has been helping poets and fiction writers reach their potential for 30 years. 256 more words

Thoughts On Writing

A Mom's Take on Maui's "You're Welcome" Song from Disney's Moana

Maybe it was because my 5-year-old decided to write a letter to Santa about all the things mom had done wrong that day.

Maybe it was because my 3-year-old refused to let  me brush her teeth for the umpteenth time until I showed her pictures of rotten teeth on the Internet. 116 more words

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How To Make Sure You Aren't Writing The Same Character Every Time

Damn, that’s a long-winded title, but I think it’s kind of necessary.

As I look between the two characters that will be the leading ladies of the MARKED world, I’m realizing that they’re a lot alike. 640 more words