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Mine the Moments

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“January, the month of new beginnings and cherished memories, beckons.”  Sarah Ban Breathnach I won’t bore you with a list of writing do’s and don’ts to start the new year. We know the rules. Write each day. Use adverbs sparingly. … Continue reading

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What’s in a Genre? Everything!

Genre: noun. Plural thereof is genres. Meaning? A class(es) or category(ies) of artistic endeavor having a particular form, content, technique, or the like: the genre of epic poetry; the genre of symphonic music; the genre of figuring out where my … Continue reading

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First Drafts and Burn Piles

Are freak snow storms and first drafts the same? To me they are. Once upon a time on an October day, my sunny oasis was visited by a weather front. Weathermen and women (so as not to be gender biased) … Continue reading

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Writing Tips from a Nonfiction Writer

I write nonfiction.  Don’t ask me to write a novel or any kind of fictional piece.  I couldn’t do it if Stephen King handed me a manuscript, stood over me, grabbed my fingers and began typing. I also write humor. … Continue reading

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