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Writer’s Corner: Writer’s Block Prevention Methods

by Rita Haney Writer’s Digest Methods 1.) Step away from whatever you’re writing and do anything that’s creative. Paint pictures, write poetry, design images in Photoshop, make a scrapbook or collage, or if you’re masculine, build something in the garage. … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Winning Nanowrimo

By Rebecca Lang Note: This is a condensed version of my talk. For a full version and explanation. see my four-part blog on Winning Nanowrimo. I’ll be posting every weekend in September, starting today. Winning Nanowrimo: The Challenge What is … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Haiku

By Helen McCarthy The simple definition is that haiku is a poem of 3 lines consisting of 5-7-5 syllable written in plain language capturing a moment, movement in nature. But beneath this simplicity is a rich history and complex meaning. … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Setting

by Rita Haney The Best Place for a Setting Every good story needs a setting to match, and typically the best and easiest place to put a setting is at the beginning of a chapter or scene change. Who, What, … Continue reading

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Writer’s Corner: Point of View

By: Rebecca Lang Through whose eyes does the story unfold? Is it the hero in the center of the stage or the frightened child standing at the sidelines? Are multiple characters contributing to the story? Does the author tell the … 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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