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by Dan Tricarico • 8 comments
What does Eric Clapton know about writing? Turns out he knows plenty.
Always a writer at heart, I kept a journal in the late 80s while pursuing an ultimately non-existent acting career in Los Angeles. As a reminder of the importance of studying my craft as an actor, I o...
by Laura Preble • 23 comments
E-books are the wave of the future, right? Do you want to go surfing or stay on the beach?
Whenever I go into Barnes and Noble, the Nook salesperson takes me for an easy mark. I have glasses, I'm overweight, I look smart. Hell, I'm in a bookstore. I'm probably a reader. They always star...
by Justin C. Key • 10 comments
What if writing isn't the only thing you want to do? How do you cope with that?
I admire the people who give it all up to go and become writers, take a part-time job in a position that won't go anywhere and work on that novel for years and years. Some of the most successful writ...
by Nina Munteanu • 18 comments
Figuring out what you are writing isn’t always as easy as you think. How to decide on the length of your story...
Figuring out what you are writing isn’t always as easy as you think. Many writers, when they begin, may think they are writing a short story when they are actually writing a novel; or vice versa. So,...
by Dan Tricarico • 12 comments
The Muses were the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne and were said to inspire artists, poets, philosophers, and musicians. Today, artists and writers still refer to waiting for inspiration from their m...
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