Category Archives: Writing

The Best Way to Fail At Your Resolutions

One way to become a better reader is to read more. One way to become a better writer is to write more. The best way to write more is to, uh…write more. Seems pretty simple, doesn’t it? For someone who … Continue reading

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Monday Minutiae – 03.11.2019

Listening Comprehension For my current WIP, I’ve got a book theme… as in, it’s circles the idea of one of those “100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die” lists. And because of that, I’m discovering that Cliff’s Notes (or … Continue reading

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Do the Work

Do you know what’s comforting? To realize that sometimes, when you’re feeling sluggish and unaccomplished one month into a new year, it isn’t unusual. To discover that this is how you feel each and every year at around this time. … Continue reading

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Monday Minutiae -12/17/18

Intervention Support You know how you put a bunch of books on hold at the library, and they ALL come in at once? If you think that is overwhelming, imagine this person: Sound off in the comments your ideas on … Continue reading

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Monday Minutiae – 5/28/18

Divisors, Dividends, and Remainders Not long ago, one of my writer’s groups talked about what we did with words we discard from our final drafts. Delete entirely? Save? Save with any sort of organization? I’ll delete a random sentence or … Continue reading

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Monday Minutiae – 4/22/18

New thing I’m going to try out: Summer Reading List I’ve got a novel idea surrounding the prolific “100 books everyone should read” lists, and since 99% of those lists consist almost entirely of white male authors, I figured I’d … Continue reading

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What Good Writing! What Bad Writing!

Do you remember that picture book that went: What good luck! Ned got a letter that said, “Please come to a surprise party.” What bad luck! The party was in Florida and he was in New York. Did you also … Continue reading

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