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  • Meryl, I have been feeling that way myself. The flip side to letter writing becoming a lost art is that we don't know how to read either. I've been dealing with a comm...
  • Actually, I'm really big on varying the lengths of one's sentences, paragraphs, and scenes in order to express the desired emotion. I'll use chains of quick, abrupt se...
  • In the summer of 1968, my parents sold our home ranch out on the south fork of the Milk River, and bought another place nearer to town. There were myriad challenges. B...
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  • Know the feeling, my daughter's cat comes up and taps me on the face with its soft paw (no claws), never had a cat do that before, not sure which is worse, the meow or the face tapping, if I don't respond, it puts its paws under the covers at the end of the bed, now with claws and goes for my toes!
  • Excellent, Kate! Admittedly, I have plenty of books and articles clipped from magazines detailing how to compose those perfect, attention grabbing, no-fail query lette...
  • Amen! I had to cut my memoir down from about 1,000 pages to 350 before I self-published. That was agonizing -- so many great characters and fascinating events and hila...