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About a Boy: Crossing the Gender and Morality Lines

They say you should write what you know. Though I grew up with brothers, a father, and many uncles, and have had a number of guy friends over the years, I don’t pretend to know how guys think. 812 more words


Writing Workshop with Garth Nix at the #ASA

Were we excited? Yes! It’s Garth Nix people! The man’s bio is impressive to say the least, (check out his books here and bio here… 752 more words

A Little Effort Today Can Lead to Big Results a Year from Now

If you’re struggling with writing – find yourself unable to get any creative writing done – you should know that even the smallest effort you make to move forward today can reap noticeable results a year from now. 458 more words


How to Improve Your Writing

Buddy System or Restricted Small Group?

American Writers’ Sites tend to recommend the use of Buddy Systems when it comes to ongoing feedback exchange for a longer work, such as a novel or a memoir. 339 more words

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The heroic view of history

This evening I poured myself a glass of wine, put on some music, and pulled a book off the shelf. I chose, not quite at random, the first volume of Churchill’s ‘History of the English Speaking Peoples’, since I wanted to see what the wartime leader and amateur historian had to say about the dawn of the English. 304 more words


Writing your novel this summer? Here are 6 no-fail tips for self-publishers

By BlueInk Review

As summer kicks into full gear, many are taking the time to write that novel or memoir they’ve been planning to get to for years. 611 more words

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There's Magic in Them Thar Numbers!

by Becky Michael   

I believe that numbers do embody something magical, which is probably a reason that the name Platform Number 4 felt like a good omen for my new blog. 318 more words

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