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Welcome to Wonderland #2: Beach Party Surf Monkey — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:“Writing is so difficult that I feel that writers, having had their hell on earth, will escape all punishment hereafter.”~ Jessamyn West ~Gifts for My Writer Friends:Writer’s Rumpus has a good post HERE about the hard work of revision. Steven Pressfield always has good advice, but the post HERE may have the best… Continue reading Welcome to Wonderland #2: Beach Party Surf Monkey — Review and Giveaway

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Jabber-Walking — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” ~ Henry Ford ~Gifts for My Writer Friends:Steven Pressfield always has something important to say. The post HERE on resistance is no exception.  I recently came through the mother of all writer blocks, and I have a critique partner who has been having… Continue reading Jabber-Walking — Review and Giveaway

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Welcome to Wonderland Home Sweet Motel — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:“Much of writing might be described as mental pregnancy with successive difficult deliveries.” ~ J.B. Priestley, author ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends:Gail Radley’s article HERE in The Writer Magazine on getting rid of the “be” verb from your writing. Worth a look. Michael Mazza writes a guest post HERE for Writer’s Digest that can help… Continue reading Welcome to Wonderland Home Sweet Motel — Review and Giveaway