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Write On- A writer’s slump

  It happens to everyone. It’s happening to me right now. I am in a slump. I have massive amounts of work to do, and just can’t do it. Why? We do have to be careful with the words we … Continue reading

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Write On- My oh My! Just when does a bear become the main character?

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      I came across this word the other day and had no idea what it meant.  The sentence ran–He was a rather dull arctophile. Time to get out the old OED and look it up. Course if  I … Continue reading

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Write on- Oh Pooh!

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I came across this newspaper clipping which announced the publication of Winnie the Pooh. The usage of language really attracted my attention. How writing styles have changed over time! This was a book review and although I could not quite … Continue reading

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Write On- You need more than a million words behind you…

When I first decided to be a writer, I was in another world. I thought whatever you typed was… well, words set in gold and probably sent directly from heaven. I don’t know why I thought writing would be any different from … Continue reading

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Write On- Googling the goggling…oh dear….

  Once in a while, a word comes along that really jars you out of the read. I was really into this current novel that I am reading…when I read the following sentence. She goggled. What? Googled? That was my … Continue reading

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Write on- Well, only if I can Tweet or Pin it.

I saw a cartoon the other day of a writer’s desk and it brought to mind how intrusive social media can be. The cartoon desk was loaded with social media icons and the actual typewriter or pen to do the … Continue reading

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Write On- Researching your fiction, is there ever an end?

I shouldn’t be writing this post as I am so guilty of what I am about to write. I love research. I love the tease of a new idea, discovering a bit of history I never knew about, and I … Continue reading

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