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January Books

In January I read 6 writing craft books and 4 fiction books. One was a re-read. I read more, but honestly they were short stories and I’m not counting them. 477 more words


Interview---Larry Brooks & Joanna Penn

Is the question at the heart of your story interesting? Is it important to the story? Is a scene a chapter? Are all chapters one scene? 124 more words

Jonathan Nowell on the Children's Book Market (2014)

Status of the Children’s Book Market (2014) via @JaneFriedmanhttp://t.co/eWMPET2Q8p

— Joanna Penn (@thecreativepenn) January 14, 2015

Take a look at Jane Friedman’s post about…

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My Favorite Fiction-Writing Blogs

Bloggers must spend time not only writing posts, but they must also read other fiction-writing blogs, Long before I created this blog in 2011, I followed other writing blogs sites. 542 more words

The latest thrill

How do you keep up with your genre?
These days it’s impossible to read everyone’s website, blog or tweet.
For me, I have a couple of go-to’s that keep me in the loop. 105 more words


2015: Dreaming Big, Setting Goals

Hello my lovelies!

I hope you are having a wonderful winter holiday.

In addition to eating chocolate and spending time with family, I’ve been chucking stuff out in preparation for the new year. 344 more words