Category Archives: Writing

Writing While White: Sensitivity Readers

First, I offer a scene in a current WIP of mine: He thinks over the question. Does everyone hate him? Betsy’s voice talks in his head, telling him “hate” is too strong a word – she works with small children … Continue reading

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Commit – Continued.

 So, January happened. I considered writing a post about “how to write while the world is effed up”, but there are already lots of posts out there like that and let’s be real, though they might be doing wonders for … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 10 December 2016

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… This is kind of a minimalist summation post. I’ve struggled with writing anything at all in … Continue reading

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Nature and Music: Nurturing the Writerly Soul

I meant to write this up and post it last Monday – you know, back when I felt hope and optimism – but since this little writing story started with music and ended with music, and because more music came … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 22 October 2016

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too…   Writing Stuff There’s all kinds of great advice in Chuck Wendig’s “Quick Story Tips” – … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Brain Under Duress Is Still a Writer’s Brain

One of my critique writing partners recently told me that she liked reading my post about my parents’ divorce because it reassured her that one doesn’t have to have suffered in life to be able to write dark or gritty … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 01 October 2016

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… Every occupation has its busy “season”, and for education, September is definitely one of them. Thus, … Continue reading

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