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Overcoming Writer’s Block: One Board Member’s Remedy

by Suzanna J. Linton Sometimes, when I’m interviewed, the question of writer’s block comes up. Do I get blocked? What do I do when that happens? I suppose most people picture writing as this creative rush and that, sometimes, a … Continue reading

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Iron Sharpens Iron

Picture the common stereotype of the writer. There he is, hunched alone over a typewriter, cigarette smoking in the ashtray on the right, half drunk glass of bourbon on the left. She is sitting up late at night staring at … Continue reading

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Save the Cat

by Rex Hurst, Columbia II Chapter Member Note: This blog post originally appeared on Dec. 6, 2015 on the Columbia Writers’ Workshop blog and can be found here. “Save the cat” is a term coined by the late Blake Snyder … Continue reading

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THE WRITER’S BAG By Helen Aitken

It could be a briefcase, shoebox or a $5 black metal file cabinet from the thrift store, but the function is the same; writer stuff must go somewhere.  My writer paraphernalia lives in my purse; one might call it a … Continue reading

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