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Returning to the Quagmire

Returning to the Quagmire

If you follow us on social media, I’m sure you’ve noticed that during the start of 2017 the three of us started sharing posts from our early days, or other websites. Reading my old blog posts is fun and thought […]

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Themed Work Days for Writing

One thing I have been trying lately is doing themed work days for writing. The Idea The idea started with The Creative Penn podcast #310 where Joanna Penn interviewed Joanna Wiebe on Copywriting for Authors. Penn mentioned Financial Fridays and […]

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Method Acting: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Method Acting: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

I’ve never learned method acting. Oh, I’ve heard the term bandied about often enough, but no one ever explained what that really meant. Despite that, I’d like to think I’ve picked up a few things over the years. Over the weekend, […]

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“We are all dust” In Action

“We are all dust” In Action

For this post I am once again turning to a book I’ve been reading for a while now: The Making of a Story by Alice LaPlante. It’s very long, and I don’t devote enough time to it during the week, […]

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Every Word Counts: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Every Word Counts: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

In theatre, there are no throw away words. Each word counts. Great writing is the same. That’s how I edit (partly): what do these words actually mean? What do I want them to mean? I toss out the throw away […]

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What Do We Qualify As Writing Time?

What Do We Qualify As Writing Time?

My post today was inspired by this blog post that hit my inbox in early February. The title says it all: “Thinking Is Writing.” While I appreciate the writer’s basic premise, I did want to expand on it. The legitimate […]

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