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Writing Communities

  Hemingway's quote settles the debate over whether people are born writers or if writing can be taught. Whether you're a natural at writing or not, everyone has to work to improve their ability. Three years ago, I participated in the Platform Challenge, given by Robert Lee Brewer, from Writer's Digest who described himself as a poet,… Continue reading Writing Communities

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Lessons Learned at the WD Conference

  Two words for the Writer's Digest Novel Conference in L.A: Worth It! A couple of weeks of craft workshops jammed into two and a half days may be overwhelming, but there was lots of value for $249. Twenty plus pages of facts, thoughts, post-its to self, and business cards fill my note book so this… Continue reading Lessons Learned at the WD Conference