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Notes From A 2016 NaNo Rebel

I am a NaNo rebel. That…

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Added by Jude Walsh Whelley on December 1, 2016 at 8:40am — 3 Comments

Monday Muse: Read and Recommended

Monday Muse curates a list of five recently read and  recommended titles:

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2016/11/monday-muse-read-and-recommended.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 21, 2016 at 7:55am — No Comments

Every Enabler Needs an Addict

Whenever I hear a Jimi Hendrix song, I think of Donna’s son Joe (birth name “Hey Joe”) and wonder if he’ll ever realize what his drug addiction has done to him and his mother.

 

Joe is my friend Donna's only child, and even though he’s put her through the emotional wringer, she loves and adores him. He’s twenty-five now and not much…

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Added by J.A. Wright on November 3, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments

Why Literary Writers Aren’t Getting Traditional Publishing Deals

This week I had lunch with an agent friend who expressed her frustration that the best manuscripts she’s representing simply aren’t selling to traditional publishers. It’s a storyline so familiar to me that I used it as the…
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Added by Brooke Warner on October 26, 2016 at 8:00pm — 10 Comments

Register Now - Writing About Place (online workshop)

What role does “place” play in your writing? How can you effectively evoke a place in your writing—be it poetry or prose? How do you write about interior or dreamed spaces? How have travel writers and other authors successfully written about place? Themed lessons will be posted weekly, featuring example poems, articles, essays, and links to additional reading. 

Space is still available for the upcoming Writing About Place workshop! Four weeks, online, accessible at your…

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Added by Bernadette Geyer on October 19, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Adventures of a Newbie

This is my first blog post on shewrites and I'm excited to be part of such a large writing community.

As a new member, I was encouraged to blog about my writing experience and I guess I'd have to say it's been a one hundred percent trial and error process. I'm currently working on my first book and have been for the past three years. (Who knew it would take so much time?) I do love the writing, though, and what I’m learning about the craft and myself.

My first "aha" about the…

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Added by Zoe Disigny on September 10, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Why an Alcoholic Like Me Shouldn't Write a Memoir

Perhaps you were once the type of alcoholic-addict who drank and used drugs the way I used to: as much and as often as possible. Maybe you got comfortable driving under the influence as well as lying to friends and family about how much and how often you used. You may have convinced yourself that you were just…

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Added by J.A. Wright on September 6, 2016 at 1:30pm — 13 Comments

Charting 11,111 Words on My Latest Thriller

Writing to my latest thriller is absolutely thrilling! Check out my post about how my novel A SADDER SEASON is progressing by clicking HERE!

Christian fiction isn't always…

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Added by Susan Wingate on August 25, 2016 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Interview with Lynn Steward, author of 'What Might Have Been'

Steward, a veteran of the New York fashion industry and a buyer on the team that started the women’s department at Brooks Brothers, created the Dana McGarry series, set at a transformational time in the 1970s world of fashion and in the lives of multigenerational women. What Might Have Been is the second volume in the series. A Very Good Life, Steward’s debut novel, was published in March 2014.…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on August 3, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments

Book Publishing Secrets with Jonisha Rios, Author of 'Curse of the Blue Vagina'

NameJonisha Rios

Book Title: Curse of the Blue Vagina
Genre: Women's Fiction/ Humor
Publisher: Leticia Gomez Publisher/Cafe con Leche Books
Find out more…
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Added by Mayra Calvani on August 3, 2016 at 1:27am — No Comments

Upcoming Online Novel Writing Class offered at Story Circle Network

Class Title: Muscle Up the Gut of Your Story: How to Write the Novel

Instructor: Susan Wingate 

Class Term: July 18-September 12, 2016

Enroll in this class here: Story Circle Online Classes



Synopsis

Students will learn to chart out and complete their novels in an organized fashion using plot points and…

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Added by Helen (Len) Leatherwood on July 8, 2016 at 9:32am — No Comments

Tracy Chevalier, Apple Trees, and Me

Tracy Chevalier has published a book about apple trees and I’m jealous. I saw it a few weeks ago in my local, independent bookstore, Third Place Books. (I know I'm a bit late in noticing.) Multiple copies were nested in a large endcap display, sporting images of red apples, in all of its bulky, cardboard glory. The title is At the Edge of the OrchardWow, I…

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Added by Karen K. Hugg on June 30, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Upcoming Story Circle Network Online Classes!

Check out what Story Circle Network is offering this summer term in their online classes.  Classes begin mid-July and early August. Sign up now.

Here's the link to Story Circle Network Online Classes

Added by Helen (Len) Leatherwood on June 21, 2016 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Upcoming Story Circle Network Online Classes!

Check out what Story Circle Network is offering this summer term in their online classes.  Classes begin mid-July and early August. Sign up now.

Here's the link to Story Circle Network Online Classes

Added by Helen (Len) Leatherwood on June 21, 2016 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Upcoming Story Circle Network Online Classes!

Check out what Story Circle Network is offering this summer term in their online classes.  Classes begin mid-July and early August. Sign up now.

Here's the link to Story Circle Network Online Classes

Added by Helen (Len) Leatherwood on June 21, 2016 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Minneapolis Authors Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss Announce Several Upcoming Local Events

June 21, 2016 (Minneapolis, MN) – Authors Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss announced today that they will be holding several upcoming signing and discussion events in the Minneapolis area for their new book, B.S.,…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on June 21, 2016 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Monday Muse: New Idaho Writer-in-Residence

Posted Monday Muse profile of Christian Winn, Idaho's recently appointed Writer-in-Residence.

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2016/06/monday-muse-new-idaho-writer-in.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on June 13, 2016 at 8:22am — No Comments

The Effects of Place

When you select a place in which to have action happen--be it for a story, an essay, or a poem--this place will affect many other aspects of the piece you're writing. It's not a choice that you should waltz into without forethought.

 

The following are some of the aspects of a written text that will be…

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Added by Bernadette Geyer on May 23, 2016 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Well-Meaning, But Annoying

Throughout your life people say things that are well meaning. When you're dating it's: when are you two getting married?; once you're married it's: when are you going to start a family? There's not a woman on earth who hasn't had to field one of these well-meaning, but annoying questions that seem designed to pressure you through every major life event. 

Once you get past that early phase of life it quiets down a bit, unless you're an author.…

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Added by Robin Leemann Donovan on April 29, 2016 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

New Work of Fiction ‘B. S., Incorporated’ Hilariously Exposes Life in Corporate America

April 27, 2016 (Minneapolis, MN) – Authors Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss announced today that their debut novel B. S., Incorporated will be released in May 2016, published by Wise Ink Creative…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on April 27, 2016 at 10:20am — No Comments

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