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Why I Write

So often I dwell on the unavoidable truth that writing is hard. Every day as I face the blank or unrevised page, I feel the dread that I won’t be … Continue reading

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January 28, 2010 · 6 Comments

Shouting, but Not Getting Hoarse

As an addendum to my last post, Shouting in a Crowd, be sure to read the wise advice of literary agent Nathan Bransford about, yes, promoting your work, but also … Continue reading

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January 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Shouting in a Crowd

Written in support of Stuart Lutz, The Last Leaf: Voices of History’s Last-Known Survivors, Stephanie Cowell, Claude & Camille: A Novel of Monet, and all my other friends who have, … Continue reading

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January 22, 2010 · 5 Comments

Having it and Spending it

In my holiday post, I wished for all of you the gift of time. But time is, as they say, what you make of it. These last few weeks, between … Continue reading

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January 15, 2010 · Leave a comment

Walking with Laurie Lico Albanese

Last Friday as a light sprinkle of snow drifted down, my friend and fellow author, Laurie Lico Albanese, accompanied me on my usual morning walk uphill. Most of you know … Continue reading

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January 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

Vote for The Writers Circle

The Writers Circle blog is in the running for in the “Preditors & Editors Readers’ Poll” honoring print and electronic publications published during 2009. If you like The Writers Circle, … Continue reading

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January 7, 2010 · Leave a comment

Death or Transformation?

I’ve been reading a lot these past few weeks about the amazing rise of the eBook, and the death of reading, writing and literature as we know it. Amazon ebook … Continue reading

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January 5, 2010 · 2 Comments
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