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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   Advertisements

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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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Twofer Tuesday – Editing Quotes

“So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.”  ~ Dr. Seuss and “It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.” ~ Robert Southey

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