Monthly Archives: July 2010

SENSES AND VOICE COMBINE

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about our senses and our voice, but this has a slightly different approach than I’ve used before. Over the years of preparing to speak I’ve written a new approach with each appearance. I … Continue reading

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WORKING WITH SMALL PUBLISHERS

The first publisher of books that I worked with was a small publisher. At a conference many years ago, the owner/publisher announced that he was looking for good non-fiction manuscripts about the Ozarks for his new publication. I went straight … Continue reading

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IS IT THE TRUTH, OR IS IT FICTION?

Researching is always a must for writers, but those who want to write about historical events, or place their fictional characters within a historical event, are going to be faced with the need for a ton of research. If you’re … Continue reading

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BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU ASK FOR

Searching for reviews for your latest publication might bring about some unwanted words. Did you ever read some of the reviews for literature that newspapers like to put in their review pages? You know, those coming of age tomes about … Continue reading

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