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Dip Happens---What Do We DO When Nothing Seems To Change?

Often I blog about things I am going through. Sometimes just writing things down, sketching out a plan of action, recalibrating MY perspective helps a lot. 2,179 more words

Kristen Lamb

I hate the term “aspiring writer” because it takes guts to do this job. Everyone loves what we do. Their lives would implode without it. Without writers there would be no entertainment, no instruction, no industry.

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Parent-Shaming & Mom-Shaming---Has Our Culture of Guilt Gotten Out of CONTROL?

It has been a weird couple of months. We had our family business move and then Spawn (my 5 year old) was REALLY ill back in March. 1,976 more words

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Anatomy of a Legendary Villain

Before we get started, I’d like to remind anyone who wants a WAY better chance at winning my 20 Page Death Star Critique, that I have started the Dojo Diva Blog and we are talking about Beginnings, … 1,690 more words

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Ten Ways to Tighten Your Writing & Hook the Reader

When I used to edit for a living, I earned the moniker The Death Star because I can be a tad ruthless with prose. Today I hope to teach you guys to be a bit ruthless as well. 2,051 more words

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Franken-Novel, Perfectionism & The Dark Side of Critique Groups

Critique groups can be wonderful. They can offer accountability, professionalism, and take our writing to an entirely new level. But, like most, things, critique groups also have a dark side. 1,695 more words

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Does Fiction Matter? Fiction, Fantasy & Social Change

Does Fiction Matter? Fiction, Fantasy & Social Change.

Yes, I am new to “pressing-words” but thus far, I like what I am finding. Kristen Lamb may become my new role model. 45 more words

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