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by Laura Preble • 4 comments
'Twas a few weeks till Christmas, I was starting to fret/ about all of the writing I hadn't done yet.
When holidays roll around, people usually expect writers to pony up with something creative for the holiday mailing. I know that I feel like a failure if all I send out is the typical Hallmark greetin...
by Justin C. Key • 9 comments
You're good, maybe even great, but are you publishable?
It isn't that difficult to improve. If you pick up a pool stick for the first time, you'll probably suck, but eventually you'll be able to get some balls in--on purpose, too. The first time on the ski...
by Nina Munteanu • 11 comments
I am at my best as a writer when I am focused on the essence of the story, its heart and soul beating through me with a life of its own.
I’m not a very patient person. I make no time for writer’s block or lingering in useless limbo over some plot issue or misbehaving minor character. I write pretty much to a tight schedule: this short...
by Dan Tricarico • 3 comments
An exploration of theme.
A few weeks ago I blogged about my secret poetry list, the one that has been glue-sticked on the inside front cover of each new poetry notebook for over twenty years. The first part of the list was a...
by Laura Preble • 5 comments
Oh, I am fortune's fool...but I have a hump full of weirdness and a pot full of boiling water. Thanks, cosmic puppeteer.
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