Category: Writing How Tos

Critiquing…a Necessary Evil

Let’s wish today’s guest blogger a happy birthday and send her good vibes as she waits for news about two stories that are with editors. Say hello to Debbi Crocovia who I know from working with her at the Outreach International Chapter of RWA. Here she shares with us tips on critiquing your work….and thank you…

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The Meaning of Writing

Say hello to today’s guest blogger, Heather Gooden who shares something I think we all discover as writers… I’m grateful to be here guest blogging today. I was told to write about something writing related, so I decided I wanted to talk about what writing means to me. I’ve always loved to write, but for…

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Why I Teach, Coach and Mentor

  A few months ago a friend asked me why I decided to teach writing workshops and launch a coaching and mentoring service when it obviously cuts into my own writing time. I didn’t have to think about my response, in the same way, I didn’t think about whether or not I should teach.  Just…

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White Room Syndrome

    If you’ve ever taken one of my classes you’ll know that I’m not shy about telling you about my writing Achilles’ heel. I’m about to share it with the TWL community because I think letting others know about our weaknesses helps us all become better writers. My least favorite thing about writing (apart…

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Writing Books the Hard Way

It’s been a month or so since I’ve welcomed a guest blogger so say hello to Sorchia Dubois who’s going to tell us about her journey as a writer and how she never does things the easy way…     Zoraida Grey and the Voodoo Queen is only my 4th published book. I’m still very…

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