Monthly Archives: April 2008

Conference reminder of tragedy

Thursday I’m headed for the first big conference of the year (for me) in Oklahoma City. The first time I attended this conference held by Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc., was in 1995, the year of the bombing of the Murrah … Continue reading

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Because We Write Things Happen

Recently I received a phone call from a gentleman with Creative Motion Media. He’d seen something I wrote that was published online on the Arkansas Encyclopedia, and wanted to interview me for a project on Arkansas History. He was interested … Continue reading

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Spring brings out Five Senses

Saturday I spent the day teaching writers at an all day workshop on a mountaintop south of my home. The redbuds and service berry trees were in full bloom, presenting red and white clouds over our Ozarks. A cool spring … Continue reading

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If you’re a writer and looking for places to get yourself known, take a look at my profile on Facebook. If you’re not already networking there, check it out. Author Nation is another great promotional site for authors. Check it … Continue reading

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As writers, most of us spend many hours a day in our home office. It pays to keep it as attractive as possible. For it to be attractive, we have to rid ourselves of those piles and piles of books, … Continue reading

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