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Writing in Layers

So what have I been up to since my last post? Reading, writing, working. The usual. The largely finished novel is receiving a final polish. There are two novels “in transition.” They have shape and text, but are nowhere near … Continue reading

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#PitMad

Last week, I frittered away a lovely Friday afternoon deep in the throes of the #pitmad twitter party. If you’re a writer and don’t know about this action-packed, hair-raising event, read up. This is a golden opportunity to see if … Continue reading

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Hey Soul Sister

Mid-October, my blog writing winked out. That’s when my dearest friend returned to the hospital, her once-stable blood count a barely detectible blip on the usual charts. She was holed up in the Long Branch hospital as Hurricane Sandy pounded … Continue reading

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Finding a Critique Partner

There is a host of writing advice sites on the Net. They counsel you on topics such as revising and rewriting. Almost all of them also suggest finding good critique partners. Not just one—several—like a Woodstock Love Fest. And then … Continue reading

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