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Celebrating Perseverance in the Writing Community

Today I am happy to be part of Writers Persevere!, an event that authors Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are running for the next few days to celebrate their release of their newest book, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer’s … Continue reading

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22nd Free “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest: Contemporary and Literary Young Adult

New FREE contest for writers of Young Adult Judged by agent Andrea Morrison of Writers House, via Chuck Sambuchino. Check out the details here: http://tinyurl.com/z7e9rsc  

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Free Fall Friday – July First Page Results

Originally posted on Writing and Illustrating:
Natalie Lakosil, Agent Natalie is an agent at the Bradford Literary Agency. An honors graduate of the University of San Diego, California, Natalie holds a B.A. in Literature/Writing. After nearly four years at the…

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Twofer Tuesday – Itchy Quotes

After yanking Virginia Creeper mixed with English ivy off house siding, I became very itchy. These quotations are the result of that itchy inspiration:  “The inspiration to write? Perhaps it’s not so much inspiration, as a NEED to write. I … Continue reading

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Something’s Afoot in This Writing Prompt

I was meeting friends for lunch when one friend, Wendy, a nurse, rushed to the table explaining she was late because of a peculiar incident in the parking lot. A man in his thirties was reclining in the driver’s side … Continue reading

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Twofer for Tuesday – Sailing To Discovery

“Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.” ~ John Updike  and “What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss … Continue reading

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Two for Tuesday – Poetry Ponderings

“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.” – Carl Sandburg  and  “A poem is never finished, only abandoned.” –  Paul Valery     

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