Category Archives: creative writing

November

Well. this has been a strange month and may have even more disrruptions coming! People in and out of the hospital – ruffled feathers- not a good month for writing! To add to the jumble, I picked up a nasty … Continue reading

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Self-Promotion

Self-promotion does seem to be the key to success, that and a lot of luck, and maybe even just some common sense. I’m currently working on a mystery and even though it would be great to see it in print, … Continue reading

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E-Book Publishing

A good idea or not? When some of my friends have talked about doing this (and at least one actually has), I couldn’t help wondering if they were leaping too soon. All you have to do is read all the … Continue reading

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Doing What Needs to be Done

Where have I been? Ahh, finishing revisions on a novel. I have been living and breathing one of my books these past two weeks because I said I would finish by November 1 in time for Nanowrimo. I chose yesterday … Continue reading

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New Fiction Workshop

In my last post I explained how I started this blog with material from my diary called Surviving a Graduate Writing Program.  The saga continues…. This workshop was comprised of seasoned students. Five of them I knew, three from previous … Continue reading

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Dreams are Good

Reading one of my fellow bloggers this morning, I felt that rush that keeps some of us going. Not long ago, writing was bliss. I set goals for myself and when I drafted a Nanowrimo book in one month, or … Continue reading

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Book Talk – Moby Dick

Reading is important for every writer, that’s what everyone says. I had plenty of reading to do in my graduate program and I’ve made a point of continuing to educate myself by occassionally reading a classic. My reading plan is … Continue reading

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