Monthly Archives: November 2014

Showing Verus Telling

Thanks to Ned, who transcibed the following section from Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself into Print by Renni Browne and Dave King. Last meeting, the issue came up about the difference between showing the audience the scene … Continue reading

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Notes on Writer’s Forum 11-15-14

By Rebecca Lang Today was the Writer’s Forum at I Knead Love.  Only four of us came this week: Carmen, Kaleo, Becky, and Christy. But, hey, more treats for us. We sipped on our coffees and ice teas and nibbled … Continue reading

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Writer’s Ten Commandments

I found this old document about the ten commandments every writer should follow. What are your thoughts? Do you agree or disagree?

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Next Meeting… and Other News

Our next meeting will be The Writer’s Forum at I Knead Love, Saturday, November 15, from 1:30 to 3:00. Our next library meeting will be Saturday, December 6th. In Other News…. November is National Novel Writing Month. For anyone who … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Markets for Short Stories

By Ned Roderiguez (transcribed by Rebecca Lang) (from the November 2014 meeting) Websites Duotrope (https://duotrope.com/) It used to be free, but now there is a $5 a month/$50 a year subscription fee Shows rate of rejection, whether editors give feedback, … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Platform and Marketing

By Rebecca Lang (from October 2014 meeting) Platform and Marketing “You must learn to market without marketing. /no one wants to hear, ‘Buy my book.’ Everyone wants to hear, ‘How are you today?’ ” –Gayle Carline from her lecture “Self-Publishing … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Pubslush

By Rebecca Lang (from the September 2014 Writer’s Corner) What is Pubslush? Kickstarter for Books! Basically, Pubslush (http://pubslush.com/) is a way for authors to raise money by creating a “campaign” for a set amount of time (15-45 days) and asking … Continue reading

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