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Ignoring the shiny.

We writers, we have a problem.

There is this thing, it’s called “The Shiny“.

It comes when we least expect it, but it screams its damn head off when it appears. 217 more words


Shannon’s Reading List: Is It Really Already Spring 2017?

I’m so behind on updating my Goodreads list. I know this because I keep getting prompts from the 2017 Reading Challenge – “You’re 5 books behind schedule! 734 more words


Doing Some Reading, I Mean Editing

I have recently been attempting to edit my book, The Fireborn.  Notice I say “attempting to edit”, not just plain, “editing”.

When I edit, I find myself in one of three modes: 384 more words

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WRITER'S RESOURCES - Where Can I Get the Best Information for Freelancers? FreelancerFAQs Review

Are you a freelance writer?
Do I have the resource for you!

Whether you are a brand new freelance writer with no experience or education, or an old hand making a solid living off of your freelance writing, … 427 more words


When You Know, You Know: Signing with an Agent

Over the years, I’ve done a lot of posts about the writing and editing process, as well as posts about publishing in general. But there’s one aspect of the writer’s journey I’ve yet to explore/talk about: the process of landing an agent. 1,495 more words


Poetry and Prose - A Divergence?

Two paths either diverge or collide, I haven’t decided which…

Early in the history in my blog I decided to post a poem every Tuesday.  This was my first regular feature and the only one that has lasted.  307 more words

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Reinventing the Writer's Notebook

At some point we’ve all been told we need to keep a writer’s notebook and been given vague instructions to record ideas and bits of overheard conversations in it. 993 more words

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