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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- All the good writing is dead?

There has always been the cry– all the best writing is dead. Readers have been dumbed down. Literature is dead.  I have to agree with Dame Gail Rebuck’s recent comment, “It’s the power of books. People aren’t dumbed down–it’s a fallacy”. … Continue reading

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Write on- Reading Aloud

Reading aloud is such an intimate experience, especially when reading to some one else. Heads close together, breath held as an important scary passage is read aloud late at night. It is from reading aloud that we learn the small … 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- The Writer’s Diary

I have to confess, I have tried so many times and in so many forms to keep a diary with the ending result– unreadable pages. In the end I wrote with a fountain pen, simply because it forced me to … 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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