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Organizing Your Writer's Binder Part 2

Good day all! In a previous post, I mentioned different tabs and what you can label each tab for convenience and organization. Today is a little different. 387 more words

Writer's Notebook

A Writer's Notebook

I just finished another great read by Ralph Fletcher, Breathing In Breathing Out:  Keeping a Writer’s Notebook.  It had nothing to do with the Inquiry that I was supposed to be doing, but I couldn’t help it.  301 more words

Third Grade

The Six Word Story---Who started it?

The six word story is a wonderful challenge to take on …the shortest of short stories.  Can you use less words or would one more word say a 7 word story be better?   158 more words


How to make an indie author squeal like a kid at Christmas

Maybe I’m still an over-exciteable new author, but yesterday this made my evening:

Going public with one’s work can make any writer anxious, but I think indie authors especially so, because we don’t have a publishing company to support us. 195 more words

Blue Karma

Recent Reads: Saving the World One Word at a Time: Writing Cli-Fi

I received a promotional copy of this book from Ellen Szabo in exchange for my honest review: thanks, Ellen!

In the preface to this book, author Ellen Szabo writes “I wish someone had told me when I was young that separation of the `hard sciences’ and `creative arts’ was a false duality”. 287 more words

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Writer's Block---Oh no!!!

I am experiencing writer’s block.  Usually I don’t write because of work and family distractions and Netflix addictions. I visited Brainstorming Block.  The author at the website suggested exercise and just writing any drivel. 200 more words


The Indie Author's Guide to Shameless Self-Promotion

The following is adapted from a post I contributed to a GoodReads group for indie authors.

It’s been a month since Blue Karma hit digital shelves, and the ensuing weeks spurred my next stage of evolution as an author: from pure writer/editor to publicist.  735 more words

Blue Karma