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Every Day in May - 2.5.16

I started my writing push pretty well, I think – 1100 words done today.

I like this sentence: ‘She looked at all the other commuters disembarking, like ants departing their nest – orderly, practiced, thoughtless.’ 44 more words


67. Road-testing agents and publishers listings, and avoiding scams

How do you find an agent or publishers who will accept manuscripts without an agent? How do you know which ones are scammers, or vanity publishers? 520 more words


A to Z Challenge - Y is for Yoga

I’m over at Writer Zen Garden for the #atozchallenge.  Please join me over here: 



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A Doorway To... #FlashFiction #Writing #Challenge

A Doorway to… #FlashFiction Writing Challenge Week 3

Inspired by one of my Pinterest boards, this is a flash fiction writing challenge based on the following theme: 106 more words

Fun Stuff

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

A couple of weeks ago, I co-presented a stimulating session entitled “How to Write a Cover Letter that isn’t Boring”* as part of a day-long marketing boot camp. 430 more words

A Writer's Life

The Five Musts of Great Description

When crafted well, descriptions are a powerful way to draw the reader into your world by making it realistic, believable and lovable. When done poorly, readers skim over the paragraph or worse, close the book and doom it to… 1,076 more words

Writing Tips

Critique Groups

I am a member of RWA and a local chapter of writers too. I recently went to our first critique group meeting.

What I learned from that first meeting was- we all can improve. 77 more words