Monthly Archives: July 2017

Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics here in the US have become a circus at best, and a nightmare most of the time. To borrow a friend’s brilliant expression: it is a Trumpster fire. When millions of lives – to one extent or another – […]

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Novel in 90: Can I Do It?

Novel in 90: Can I Do It?

Two weeks ago, Kate shared her plan with the world: Write a Novel in 90 Days. The last time we met for coffee we were racking our brains trying to inspire each other with blog post ideas. This one came […]

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Leaving Work Mode…

Leaving Work Mode…

Yesterday, I worked my last day at the bookstore for the next three months. Until October 31, I will be not working full time as a book buyer. I am leaving work mode… …and entering Writer-Mom mode. Mornings with baby, […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

It’s sometimes hard to define what constitutes good writing and sets it apart from bad writing. Most of it is purely subjective, but the more said with the fewest words tends to get me applauding. Apparently, I’m not alone, if […]

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Diversity Is More Than A Checklist

Diversity Is More Than A Checklist

“Diversity” is one of those leading terms in the writing world right now. Issues related to the call for diversity are complex and many-layered and come into play on every level of the publishing industry. Today, I’m only focusing on […]

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Building a Writing Habit

Building a Writing Habit

I’ve been whining enough lately about writing and motivation that everyone should know I am doing everything I can to create a proper writing habit. It’s much harder than I anticipated, mostly because I had no clue where to begin. This […]

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