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Write Reasons

Write Reasons

Why do I write? Ever since Kate asked this question, it’s been on my mind. It seems like an important answer to have. I write because it’s who I am. Because I have to; I can’t not. Writing for me is […]

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Words Are Magic

Words Are Magic

A long while back, I wrote a post that touched on the magic of words. I’ve decided to revisit that concept this week. David Abram’s book The Spell of the Sensuous has stuck with me, though I haven’t read it […]

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More Workshop Hijinks!

More Workshop Hijinks!

I’ve spent a chunk of this summer wanted to make at least one writing workshop happen. I may get the chance, after all . . . My theatre troupe’s annual 24-hour play festival is coming up fast. Unlike the past […]

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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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Failing Upward; or, Don’t Give Up

Failing Upward; or, Don’t Give Up

Anytime you take a chance, you run the risk of failing. Otherwise, where are the stakes? The adventure? I had to cancel my workshop over the weekend because life happened to everyone who’d given me definites. Funny how that happens. […]

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Just What Is Worldbuilding?

Just What Is Worldbuilding?

When I hear “worldbuilding,” my first, immediate thought is of encyclopedia-length tomes of information. Close behind that, I think of the complexities of fantastical worlds. But your world doesn’t require fantastical complexities . It doesn’t require Tolkien-length treatises. Unless it […]

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