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  • Hi. Thanks for the welcome. A little something about myself, hmmmmm -- well, I've been writing most of my life. My son is a screenwriter in Los Angeles and together we...
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    iI'm organising a comedy writing competition in connection with the UK Women in Comedy Festival and you mght be interested in flexing your comedy writing muscles. Ther...
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    Hi Mother Writers-- I wanted to tell you about my webinar coming up on October 1 called “Becoming a Writing Coach/Consultant” It is for all you accomplished writers wi...
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  • Great post!  I've become a contest slut...6 of the chapters of my forthcoming journalistic memoir have won 10 awards, which is a great credit on my book proposal (not...
  • I'm right there with you, Caitlyn--to the letter and starting with the need to have a chunk of free time and not just a few minutes in the middle of everything else--I...
  • Regarding always having the first sentence of a essay first, my journalism teacher always said that main idea expressed in your first line was like a clothesline. And every subsequent paragraph and sentence should hang (relate) on it. This idea has served me well for 50 years.