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Critiquing the genre you dislike > that sinking feeling.

Yeah, 1984 and Animal Farm, Fahrenheit 451 and The Giver.  After I saw the movie A Clockwork Orange with my brother when I was 19, I puked on the sidewalk outside the theater.   255 more words

Writing Group: How do You critique?

What’s your method, sequence, technique, recipe?  Are you a “big picture” kind of gal/guy, or do you share line edits while noting plot holes and info dumps?  40 more words

2nd annual Charlotte News Writers' Workshop

Join us for the 2nd Annual Charlotte News Writers’ Workshop, April 27, 6–8 p.m. at the Mt. Philo Inn. 

This is a chance to meet with other volunteer writers, talk about the craft of writing, meet TCN staff (not just communicate through email) and reflect on what it means to be part of the Charlotte community. 157 more words

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The Novel Novel Group

I am so pleased to have been invited to join Heidi’s writers group here in Dubai!  Yup, a novel length submission group which is novel for me – other groups I have attended critiqued short lengths of writing – 2000 to 4000 words from as many as six or seven people.  344 more words

Second Grade Writing Warm-Ups: Week of April 18-21, 2016

This was our second week of second grade writing warm ups, and they have been just as successful as they were when I first started them in… 555 more words


Cascade Writers 1-Day Recap

A bit late in writing my post on the Cascade Writers one-day workshop, The Business and Craft of Writing, that happened last weekend. I had a great time meeting up with some old friends and making new ones. 617 more words

Cascade Writers

Ode to my kid

She’s not me; she’s better.

I had a kid late in life.  Yes, selfish – lots of places I wanted to go, and did.  Lots of things I wanted to do and see -and did. 104 more words