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  • This is a timely article for me right now and I look forward to more information! For me, I breezed through my first draft—what I like to call the creative out-flow. F...
  • Tayari, Brava! on distilling the essence of your novel in such a clear cut manner. My main struggle over the years has been to decide whose story I'm telling. I've shi...
  • When I first set up my blog, I tried to blog every day. But that cut in too much to my "real" writing (fiction). Then I only posted when I felt like it. That made my b...
  • Thanks, Patricia, for this insightful post. It is daunting to write about those people who lived in our lives, sometimes larger than life, but did not outlive us. The "shimmering threshold in between" -- yes, that's it, isn't it? Timely for me in my latest project.
  • Good advice, thank you! As a final edit, I read aloud my stories, paying particular attention to dialogue. Having said that, there are occasions when I do not use con...