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Finding Langston — Review

Thought for the Day: “ You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” ~ Jack London ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: If you haven’t been thinking about The Payoff in your book, you really should. The post HERE by K. M. Allen will help you make that Payoff… Continue reading Finding Langston — Review

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The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Claire — Review

Thought for the Day: "Someone once told me not to bite off more than I can chew. I said I'd rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity." ~ Author Unknown ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I ran across an interesting post by Pamela Donison called Using Poetic Techniques to Strengthen Our Prose. There… Continue reading The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Claire — Review

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This Book Thinks You’re an Artist — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” ~ Any Warhol ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Cleaning up a manuscript? Need to cut some words?… Continue reading This Book Thinks You’re an Artist — Review & Giveaway

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Carnival of the Animals — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Always be a poet, even in prose.”  ~ Charles Baudelaire ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: This is kind of fun. A British professor tells us Why We Should Learn to Love the Full Stop HERE from Aerogramme Writers’ Studio. There is a great writing trick in this one. I linked… Continue reading Carnival of the Animals — Review & Giveaway

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The Boy, The Bird, & the Coffin Maker — Review

Thought for the Day: “A drop of ink may make a million think.” ~ Lord Byron ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I have been struggling trying to find the right title for one of my manuscripts for a long, long time, so I was happy to find the post HERE from M. L. Davis… Continue reading The Boy, The Bird, & the Coffin Maker — Review

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Drive by Joyce Moyer Hostetter — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “The way to get started is quit talking and begin doing.” ~ Walt Disney ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: One of the criticisms of my manuscript from the recent writer’s retreat I went to was that I hadn’t invoked the senses of taste and smell very often. I am going… Continue reading Drive by Joyce Moyer Hostetter — Review & Giveaway

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Speechless — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” ~ Mark Twain ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Humor makes almost any piece of writing better. The post HERE from Writer’s Rumpus by Paul Czajak will… Continue reading Speechless — Review & Giveaway