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No Nonsense Writing Advice from Folks Who ‘Know’

When you put yourself out ‘there’ as a writer, when you lasso the title of ‘writer,’ inevitably you are asked your opinion. You are also confronted by a litany of folks who make excuses. Now, I’m not adverse to the excuse bit. I hear and speak them daily. But what …

You Are What You Eat

There are many axioms that get tossed around writing advice columns and beginning writer’s workshops.  Show, don’t tell is a big one, …

Short Story, Long Revision

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a short story takes less time to write than a novel. With apologies to Jane …