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The Bikini Wax Theory of Writing

Some people talk about writing like they are chasing butterflies along the pretty garden paths of their manuscripts. Like their words frolic with Disney characters. They speak of churning out pages like a high-end laser printer.

I am not one of those people.… Read the post

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The Perils of Writing in Public

It’s the day after Christmas, and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably exhausted and have a jolly hangover. So let’s just hang out and swap stories.

Orly and I were chatting in an early email over coffee the other day about yet another way that we writers are seen as a different species by the rest of the population: Writing in Public.Read the post

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3 Writing Lessons Learned from a Robotic Vacuum

RoboticVaccuumBy Laura Drake

About ten years ago, I had back surgery. After I healed, I went back to Domestic Goddess duties, but found I couldn’t vacuum anymore.

Something about the pushing and pulling killed my back. So I informed Alpha Dog (did I mention he’s also Texan?)… Read the post

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WriterStrong: 3 Types of Humor ~ Getting Them On The Page

by Charlotte Carter

Writers in the Storm asked me to talk about my strengths as a writer as part of their fantastic new WriterStrong series.

Huh. Do I even have strengths? All writers have days where this question brings doubt.… Read the post

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Add Conflict to your Story with a Down & Dirty Fight

by Jenny Hansen

Happy Wednesday, y’all! I’m looking forward to hearing Linda O. Johnston, one of our new bloggers, talk about “What Makes a Great Mystery” for this week’s Sensational
Summer Friday
.

Today we’re going to talk about Dirty Fighting.Read the post

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