Monthly Archives: April 2013

Assessing our manuscripts

Assessing a manuscript Yesterday I read another insightful Matt Bird blog post on heroes. He, of course, cites movie heroes, but his ideas transfer well, I think, to the main characters in our novels. Here is a summary of Bird’s … Continue reading

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Challenging questions writers should ask

In a thesis board meeting recently I learned so much from an up and coming writer and new adjunct faculty member, Jonathan Auxier, TheScot.com. Here are some of his words, mixed with my own, as I’ve thought about the highlights … Continue reading

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Write every day.

One of the most common recommendations given to a writer is to write every day. Certainly, there are authors who deny the importance of this advice, saying that they only write when they have something to say. It probably says … Continue reading

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