Prescriptive Feedback: A Critiquing Don’t

Prescriptive Feedback: A Critiquing Don’t

Giving critique can be tricky. Feedback comes in many forms, largely depending on what the author wants. But giving critique can offer many pitfalls and problems. Sometimes, the writer doesn’t know what they want, or maybe think they know but […]

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A New Way of Keeping Tabs: Things in My Face

A New Way of Keeping Tabs: Things in My Face

On my list of 2017 goals is a vague item: Be accountable to the 6 Month Plan. I didn’t intend on posting about it so soon since I wanted to wait and see if my Plan would work, but I’m […]

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Intention Counts: Pulling Your Story Together

Intention Counts: Pulling Your Story Together

In many things, intention does not count. Unexamined bias? Harmful stereotypes? The best of intentions can not fix these things. But you intend something when you write a story. Maybe you intend some deep, profound statement. Maybe it’s a general sense […]

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Touchstones: Shifting Focus

Touchstones: Shifting Focus

My focus is gone. It fled sometime last week, so if you see it, please send it back! But thanks to certain touchstones, I’ve been able to get a lot done. The more tired or the more stressed I am, […]

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Every Creative Baby is Different – New Mom Writing Series

Every Creative Baby is Different – New Mom Writing Series

So this is the first in my series about being a New Mom Writing. There are a lot of lessons I learned in the 24 hours before and after my daughter was born. They hit me hard and they have […]

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Parallels: Making Life Changes

Parallels: Making Life Changes

So, my original introduction to this post started with a few lines about a NaNoWriMo recovery. At this point, we all know that was a no-go. The rest is still relevant, at least: through 2016 I’ve watched my fellow Inkettes talk […]

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