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writing process

don't dream it…be it

It’s not just my favorite line from Rocky Horror. It’s my best advice to writers. Here’s a chance to do exactly that–THIS WEEK. Do NOT miss this seminar! Info below:

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writing from life

From the Deborah Bouziden interview: DB: In October, there was an incident involving a pair of hiking shoes. Writers know that everything that happens to them is fodder for the

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questions for writers

Oh, snap: “In America only the successful writer is important, in France all writers are important, in England no writer is important, and in Australia you have to explain what

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books for writers

More of the Deborah Bouziden interview: DB: What are three or four books writers should have on their shelves? And why these books? SW: What a great question! I’m totally going

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a learnable craft

Conversation with Deborah Bouziden, continued… DB: Do you have a set writing schedule? If yes, what is it? If not, please explain how you work. I read that you write

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Welcome to my nightmare.

So here’s why writers don’t get cocky no matter how well their books are selling. The actual work of writing never changes. This is Lakeshore Christmas. Or it will be

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The 3 Faces of Isadora

One of the most-asked questions of a writer: Where do you get your ideas? I rarely know; my novels are stitched together with bits and pieces like a crazy quilt. By

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