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Brave New World for Words, or What I Learned at the Author (R)evolution Day Conference – Part I

I couldn’t decide if it was my personal “coming out party” for my latest book or my moment to come to terms with reality. But with a new novel very … Continue reading

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February 26, 2013 · 10 Comments

Story, Study, Practice, Craft

At TWC, we’re forever expanding the definition of the concept of “writing”. Composing words into works goes beyond prose and poetry, especially in the digital world where we can all … Continue reading

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September 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lessons from a Friend: “How My Ebook Helped Me Nab a Publishing Contract”

Kathy Lynn Harris and I go way back – all the way to the first writing conference I ever attended, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, some 15 odd years ago. The … Continue reading

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February 23, 2012 · 3 Comments

But is it a “book”? (And does it even matter?)

Every time I begin with a new class of young students, I sit them in a circle on the floor and ask them to imagine that they’re sitting around a … Continue reading

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February 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Welcome to the New Writers Circle Blog

Welcome to the new location of The Writers Circle blog. I hope everyone who was following judithlindbergh.wordpress.com has found us here and will start following, subscribing, contributing and more. You … Continue reading

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November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Times They Are a-Changin’

The Times They Are a-Changin’. I see it again and again. I’m no longer worried so much as bemused (or amused) at the wriggling that the entire book industry is … Continue reading

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June 23, 2011 · 3 Comments

Piecing It Together

What does it mean to be a writer today? For most of us, we are piecing it together, taking the hours when they come, squeezing our words into lunch breaks, … Continue reading

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April 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Getting Ready for the Next Wave: Our Future as Storytellers

I was listening to NPR on the drive home the other night, hearing how we should be preparing for the rise out of this economic downturn. They were advising everyone … Continue reading

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December 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

Digital Treasures for Pay or Free

It’s amazing, but also scary, what you can find on the web. With a little skillful searching, you can turn up treasures – whole digital libraries you can read online, … Continue reading

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November 3, 2010 · 1 Comment

Reaching a “Singularity”

It’s been a while since I wrote one of my “eBooks are transforming the world” rants. Maybe because I’m as confused as the next publishing professional. Maybe because the media … Continue reading

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August 19, 2010 · Leave a comment
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