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Creative #Writing #Contests Table Updated

Yesterday was Friday, again! It keeps coming every week, apparently. I should have issued this reminder then, but the WIP is keeping me particularly engaged at present: crucial stage, of which more tomorrow. 124 more words

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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #33

This series aims to help authors express the full meaning and emotional content of their fiction. As writers, we seek to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love, overwhelm them with horror, inflame their passions. 381 more words

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"I Write Because I Simply Must!"

A great interview with the delightful Cynthia Ozick, author of Critics, Monsters, Fanatics and Other Literary Essays, at npr books

Ms. Ozick laments the loss of a literary culture, when the publication of a “serious literary novel was an exuberant community event.” The last time a book caused a such a reaction was Harry Potter. 193 more words

Broken Rice: Word Cloud 2

A month ago, I posted a word cloud for a work in progressBroken Rice. It was around 8,000 words long then.

Since then, I reached a “I don’t know what to do with this next” point, then let the story sit for a while and worked on other things, then picked it back up recently for a major rework. 421 more words

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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #32

This series is intended to help authors express the full meaning and emotional content of their fiction.

As writers, we want to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love, overwhelm them with horror, inflame their passions. 454 more words

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