Tag: writer’s

When One Door Closes…

Judy Penz Sheluk is back again and shares with us a story that illustrates how when one door closes another one opens… It was July 7, and I was enjoying a well-deserved six-week vacation at our camp on Lake Superior when the email arrived in my inbox: my traditional publisher, Barking Rain Press (BRP), announced that…

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The Value of the Delete Button

Here’s today’s guest blogger D.V Stone with why the delete button is a good thing… Shakespeare said in Merchant of Venice, “All that glitters is not gold.” Unfortunately, for an author, neither are all your words. Many people think editing is chasing down grammar and punctuation issues. That’s true, but editing a novel is so…

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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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