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Reading Work in Progress Aloud to Other Writers, A Terrific Aid

Each week I bring three pages of Foreshadow: Book One of the Saga of the Romance of the Dragon-Born to the writer’s workshop I am attending. I read the three pages aloud while the other writers read it. No matter … Continue reading

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On Bananas

My writing workshop teacher was in one of her food moods (class is at dinner time) and thought bananas would be a good topic to relax us into humorous writing. So this is the bit I wrote about bananas: Bananas—silent … Continue reading

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Insanity in the Publishing Business

My writing teacher read us a blog piece where a Miami agent had heard from an editor, “If only the writer were younger.” The editor used the writer’s age as a reason to turn down a manuscript she liked. This … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Writing Workshops

I’ve moved to a different part of Miami, and so I’ve been attending this writers’ workshop to get to know people here and, of course, for what the workshop offers. I also attended a wonderful playwrights’ conference in Miami in … Continue reading

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More Star Authors

Considering how many fine writers, how many great story-tellers, there are in the US, I think we, as a nation, should work to create more star authors. The ratio between very famous authors to “midlist” authors is pretty vast, too … Continue reading

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Color Your Writing

  I love color. I love softly glowing rainbows, bright, crimson roses glistening with wet, the deep, dark brown of the cake coming out of the oven, the shining green, blue, tawny eyes of my guests. Writing, I think, should … Continue reading

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