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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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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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READ YOUR WORK WITH APOM!

Someday you will have a published book in your hand. And then, horror of horrors, people are going to want you to stand up in front of a crowd and read from it. Writing, being largely a solitary occupation, doesn’t … Continue reading

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HOOT AND HOLLER: AFTER PARTY OPEN MIC

Open mics can be stressful, even for experienced writers. Most of us only do it to get comfortable in front of an audience. For me, it’s good practice, even though I find it daunting to get up in front of … Continue reading

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