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Wounded Writers Ask – Free Write #19 – Takes

Pick a memory – this can be a childhood one or something that happened just last week – and write it down so that it reads like a headline. Try to select one word that you can repeat throughout the takes. Next, explore your memory as a series of takes by writing as many as… Continue reading Wounded Writers Ask – Free Write #19 – Takes

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Book Tour Re-Cap – The Toronto Book Launch – Ben McNally Bookstore

BOOK TOUR RE-CAP - TORONTO, ON @ BEN MCNALLY BOOKSTORE FULL DISCLOSURE (for those who may be weak about certain bodily functions): This blog post is rated PG (pretty gross) at times.  I took a VIA train to Toronto on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 for the Toronto launch of Look At Her. I knew I… Continue reading Book Tour Re-Cap – The Toronto Book Launch – Ben McNally Bookstore

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Success Story! ‘Unseen Realities’ E-Book Published on Amazon

I am just over-the-moon with this incredible success story! I've been mentoring/editing and revising a novel by local writer Gordon Stallard for the past several years. We met at one of my creative writing classes many years ago. About a year after the class, I got an email from Gordon telling me that he'd written… Continue reading Success Story! ‘Unseen Realities’ E-Book Published on Amazon

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E-books & Self-Publishing – Your cliff edge or your lit tunnel?

I've been having a lot of conversations about self-publishing lately. Not just in my head either. With actual people - writers - who are standing on the edge of the 'should-I-or-shouldn't-I' cliff. In my world - the edge is definitely attached to a very high, very jagged, very scary looking cliff. Below is a deep… Continue reading E-books & Self-Publishing – Your cliff edge or your lit tunnel?