Category Archives: writing

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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Tell me a story!

You don’t have to be a writer… you can be an editor, artist, musician, traveller or poet… just be you. That is always enough and means there are always stories to share. Why not share them here and reach new … Continue reading

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Guest author: Joanne Guidoccio – My writing journey and a #Giveaway!

During my high school years, I dabbled in poetry while dreams of a writing career dangled before me. But I gave in to my practical Italian side and pursued degrees in mathematics and education. While teaching was a good career … Continue reading

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A flying visit to Stratford-upon-Avon

Because I’d been at work that morning, it was well after lunch before we even set off on the 60 mile trip to Shakespeare’s home town. We knew before we left that there would not be enough time to explore … Continue reading

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