November 9th, 2018

Sailing into the End of the Year

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Inspiration | Writer's Life

Julie Glover

My father had his own set of proverbs that he dispensed like wisdom from the mountaintop. Even though it’s been decades since I lived in his house, I can still hear his voice in my head sharing such tenets as:

“A thing worth doing is worth doing well.”

“Leave a place as good as or better than you found it.”

“Stupid is as stupid does.” – Oh wait, that one’s not his.Read the post

October 22nd, 2018

Thoughts on "Originality" in Fiction

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Craft | Kathryn Craft

Turning Whine Into Gold
by Kathryn Craft

Earlier this year I ran across a social media post by Lauren Vaknine that evokes a concern so common among writers I thought we might discuss it here (used with permission):

“I watched the film Goodbye Christopher Robin last night, and seeing the adoration [A.A.… Read the post

August 10th, 2018

Your Book Isn't for Everyone

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Author Marketing | Writer's Life

Think for a moment about your work in progress. How should your book be marketed? What kind of reader do you want to attract? Who is your book for?

Why, it's for everyone! you exclaim.

After all, who wouldn't want to read your fabulous plot, compelling characters, and engaging writing voice?… Read the post


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