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As writers, judgement is par for the course. We sit at our desks pounding out words which will ultimately be judged by editors, agents, publishers, peers, readers and most harshly, by the voices in our own heads advising us to … Continue reading

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A Little Holiday Perspective

By Lisa Dunn Rock Hill Chapter Co-Leader Writing is a gift. From the idea that forms unexpectedly in a writer’s mind to the words that flow onto the page to that feeling of knowing what you’ve written resonates with a … Continue reading

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What Book Promoters Are Looking For: The Author Press Kit

  By Jodie Cain Smith Columbia II Chapter Member My first phone conversation with the Director of Public Relations for my local library system surprised me. I introduced myself, told her the title of my novel, and of my interest … Continue reading

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Intentional Incongruities

By Kasie Whitener Columbia II Chapter Member   I hate magical realism. It’s deceptive. It uses modernisms like cars and airports and government incompetence to make you feel like the story is real. Then a horse flies (Winter’s Tale). Or … Continue reading

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