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First Chapter of Chasing Nirvana

In celebration of passing the 200 page mark of writing my work-in-progress, a young adult novel called Chasing Nirvana, I’m posting the first chapter. Some of the formatting isn’t transferring and for that I apologize. 3,862 more words


The Easiest Part of Writing – That Aha Moment

Although I come from a screenwriting background and spent decades writing, re-writing and pitching screenplays, my writing instructor at The American Film Institute was very big on the “You learn writing by writing” and listening to tough critiques by your fellow writers, not by reading books on writing. 645 more words


How to Write a Great Sex Scene

This blog post also appears on THE GIRLFRIEND’S BOOK CLUB blog


1: of, devoted to, or tending to arouse sexual love or desire
2: strongly marked or affected by sexual desire… 855 more words


Why Writers Should Use Twitter (and HOW to USE It Effectively)

To me Twitter is the sexier, edgier savvy big sister to Facebook. Tumblr is their quirky, cool but perenially broke cousin who lives in New York. 77 more words


How to Avoid January Burn Out: Priceless Resources for Writers

Welcome to burn out month. That time of year when our chipper post holiday resolutions have burned to the ground leaving ashes. Okay, maybe it’s just me. 307 more words