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42% of college graduates will never read another book. These are COLLEGE graduates, people. They’re not only through with antiquated, dusty novels like Moby Dick or Wuthering Heights- no, they’re no...
by Justin C. Key • 2 comments
I hope you can interpret my random thoughts.
A big part of writing is interpretation. We can all agree to that, I'm sure. If not for interpretation, English courses wouldn't exist, and not to mention entertainment message boards. But at what poi...
by Ervin Anderson • 4 comments
It takes a special work of nonfiction to get me interested. Here are my nonfiction "must" reads.
I’m very picky when it comes to nonfiction. I’m not a big fan of reading about war, politics, or true crime. So, right there that eliminates much on the shelves. I like reading books that will change...
by Holly Jennings • 2 comments
Take a look at writing contests and activities to keep you busy (writing) this fall.
Fall always makes me want to go out, buy a tweed jacket, sharpen some #2 pencils, put on some erudite looking eyeglasses, and get academic. Oh, I love the smell of a freshly sharpened #2 pencil and t...
by Justin C. Key • 1 comment
You've sent off your query letters, and now the waiting begins. What to do?
You've sent off a big packet of query letters. Your mind is numb from editing and re-editing a one pager that's supposed to define months/years of writing. And let's not even mention the pains of gett...
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