Author Archives: Beth Browne

Critique Circles: Trash and Treasure by Jodie Cain Smith

“I was right!  I am brilliant,” I thought to myself after presenting six pages of prose to my critique circle for the first time.  Earlier that evening as I read, my voice and hands competed for which could shake more. … Continue reading

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“Dusty furniture is the sign of a dedicated writer.” -Interview with author Linda Lovely

How did you get started writing? I planned to study law. However, my freshman year in college, I became friends with a number of Northwestern University journalism students. One, Bob McVea, encouraged me to consider journalism. I switched majors and … Continue reading

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ARE YOUR DUES DUE? by Jim McFarlane

After the recent conference financial activities and membership payments clear the bank, SCWW will have a bank balance of $7535.88, despite starting the year with a big deficit from the 2012 conference. This is our biggest end-of-year bank balance in … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Jen McConnel, author of THE SECRET OF ISOBEL KEY

My Favorite Scottish Moments When I traveled to Scotland in the winter of 2007, I didn’t have the best time.  It rained most of the time I was there, and the days were cold and dreary.  Still, even in the … Continue reading

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