Monthly Archives: July 2018

First Ten Pages…Critiqued!

My experiences at the Writing Workshop of Chicago (see posts here and here) were invaluable. Perhaps one of my favorites was having my first ten pages critiqued by Lori Rader-Day, author of The Black Hour, Little Pretty Things, The Day … Continue reading

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Tell Me What You Want…

Dear Readers and Writers, What should we discuss? I just read Cristian Mihai’s “Keeping Your Blog Content Fresh,” and a buzzer went off in my head as I read this line: “Readers are sometimes the best sources of new content.” … Continue reading

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Why You Should Attend a Writing Conference–part two

Last week, after my experience at the Writing Workshop of Chicago, I gave you three reasons for attending a writing conference. Today, I’ll give you three more! 4. Confirmation that you’re moving in the right direction I think for most … Continue reading

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