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Does Rejection Never Stop?

Was sitting in one of my writing classes recently, a class being led by a real-life, accomplished novel-writer. She has an agent, a publisher with a promotion budget for her work and she got an advance for her published book, … Continue reading

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How To Love A Writer

After the little issue with the summer fling I wrote about here, I got to thinking about the pros and cons of dating a writer. And then I got to thinking about the perfect partner for a writer. If you’ve … Continue reading

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The Prisoner in the Elevator

My buddy and writing partner Diana Springer shared with me today the blurb for the new novel forming in her head. I was hooked, and then I was impressed. Not just by the intriguing plot she’d managed to come up … Continue reading

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Writing Rituals

While I was writing the first draft of ‘Getting Some’ I had this ritual I needed to follow in order to feel like I was ‘in the zone’: I turned to the very last page of my red Post Office notebook … Continue reading

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The Warm-Up

Does anyone else need one before writing the day’s allocation of words? I do. The warm-up for writers consists of the few (or many) writing exercises that we do to get in ‘the zone’. You know the big glowing circle … Continue reading

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