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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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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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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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