Category Archives: Writer Wednesday

Writer Wednesday: Sharing is….?

In a writer’s group, I asked a specific person how one would use a certain program. They responded with, “I’d be glad to show you; my rates are very reasonable.” I was shocked into silence. I asked a simple question, … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Life Awry

Sometimes, I wish I was the driver of the Karma truck. But, I suppose, being a writer is better. Still have the problem of sitting too long, but we get to exact revenge too. The best kind of revenge – … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Ode to Professor King

    “Most of what writers write about their work is ill-informed bullshit.”       You gotta love Stephen King, if not for his fiction, for the way he sets things straight and to the point. This is the … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Faux Deadlines

My students, and other writers, often tell me that deadlines and time limits are the only things that inspire them. That last minute of the clock ticking down puts the pressure on enough to force them to write, and they … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Writer Dreams

We all get those ideas that occur to us in the middle of the night as we’re rolling over, we reach for a pillow and poof – a story occurs to us.  Some of us continue to snuggle tight to … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Critique Partners – a little bit of heaven!

Some years ago, I belonged to a critique group. Of the four writers, none had been published and I became the only one who expressed specific goals. In one session, a women writer spent the whole time helping another writer … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: 4am Success

No, not me. I don’t get up at 4am, but some successful writers have. Auden, Hugo, and others woke at 4am Vonnegut and Angelou woke around 5am. Milton and others at 6. Sadly, I’m more along the lines of Stephen … Continue reading

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