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What's Trending on WordDreams

In the past quarter, I’ve posted about 40 articles on topics ranging from writer resources, how-to’s, descriptors, and opinions. During this quarter, I hit the… 260 more words

Writers Resources

What To Do WHILE Querying

A few months ago (okay, six months ago), I posted a surprisingly popular piece about what not to do when querying, detailing all the things authors should avoid, as well as some of the things they shouldn’t (I posted a reprise of it last week too, in case you were wondering). 1,558 more words


Social Media: Blogging: Get Writing

Now that you have ideas and topics for blog posts it’s time to get started with the actual writing.  Where do you begin?

I like – make that love – to start with various stages of a technique that’s called Free Writing.  564 more words


Stories Untold and Books Unwritten

While watching the news a few weeks ago I was reminded of an old book idea I had decades ago. The basic idea of the book was thought out in 1988 during a period of prolific writing. 628 more words

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Building Blocks (I was a ‘show stopper’)

I addressed the possible effect of changing city physical landscapes in an earlier Building Blocks.  What about the names that your characters use to refer to nationally familiar establishments? 486 more words

Steven S. Walsky

Making a Practice of Practicing

An ancient bad joke: “Can you tell me how to get to Carnegie Hall?” “Sure: Practice, practice, practice.” And then there is the even older saying, “Practice makes Perfect,” which is clearly untrue since there is no such thing as perfection in the arts. 375 more words

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