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Everyone Needs A Cheerleader

Everyone Needs A Cheerleader

Do you have a cheerleader? I mean someone who sees value in the most random, off-the-wall ideas and is ready to jump in with you head-first. Someone creatively safe – someone you know you can share any idea with and […]

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Con Musings

Con Musings

As of today it’s T-7 days before When Words Collide begins. This will be my 5th year attending—I’m surprised by that after counting on my fingers. The adage is true: time flies. I still have to carefully plan which panels […]

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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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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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