Category Archives: writing

Living in edit mode

There are piles of books on the table as usual… some of them with my name on the cover, which still feels rather odd.  The running joke in the family is that they look like ‘proper books’. Which, of course, … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars: Alethea Kehas from Not Tomatoes

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. I would like to introduce my friend, Alethea Kehas who blogs at Not Tomatoes. Without those of you who write and read the pieces … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars ~ Ritu Raps

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. The first one to do so is Ritu Bhathal, from But I Smile Anyway. Without those of you who write and read the pieces … Continue reading

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Gremlins in the works again…

So, there I am, busily typing away, scheduling posts for the few days I won’t be at the computer much, and WordPress decides to play games. It isn’t enough that I’m still getting to grips with the figures since Facebook … Continue reading

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7 Most Useful Legal Tips for Writers ~ Nicholas C. Rossis hosts Lucy Taylor

Reblogged from Nicholas C. Rossis: When I started my Indie career, I realized one of my most useful skills was my experience with Internet marketing. But I constantly wished I was experienced in legal matters, too. Which is why I … Continue reading

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Guest author: Kaye Park Hinckley- What can fiction bring to a world with broken wings?

What can a fiction writer bring to a world with broken wings? For sure, a world like this one is full of fragmented people–fodder for a writer. And just as sure, a writer will translate human brokenness through his or … Continue reading

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Contract red flag alert: perpetual license for derivative rights – by Victoria Strauss…

Originally posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware and reblogged via TRSA: SFWA’s Contracts Committee has recently been seeing a proliferation of contracts from small magazines, and a very few established markets, that license all derivative rights in perpetuity. This … Continue reading

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Charles Yallowitz is Lucinda E. Clarke’s guest… with an excerpt of his new book!

Reblogged from Lucinda E. Clarke: My guest this week is a name that often pops up on my social media as he’s very ‘into’ marketing and very successful at it too.  Charles has a new book out and we have … Continue reading

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The right way to write?

There was a bit of a conversation going on yesterday over at Serendipity about finding your voice as a writer. It is something with which many writers are preoccupied and with reason. Your voice is your signature. The tone, the … Continue reading

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Impossible things

“‘I can’t believe that!’ said Alice. ‘Can’t you?’ the Queen said in a pitying tone. ‘Try again: draw a long breath, and shut your eyes.’ Alice laughed. ‘There’s no use trying,’ she said ‘one can’t believe impossible things.’ ‘I daresay … Continue reading

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