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lisa-shearin's picture
Dec.09.2008
I recently had a question from a reader on characterization:  You always say listen to your characters, right? What about when you are starting a...
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diane-chamberlain's picture
Dec.08.2008
I'm not a big fan of used books, for obvious reasons (just in case it's not obvious. . . neither author nor publisher makes money on the sale of a...
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sean-h-taylor's picture
Dec.08.2008
I'm so excited about this project. Story by me. Pencils by Kurt Belcher. Inks by Henrick Horvath. Colors by Zachary Turner.
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grant-mckenzie's picture
Dec.08.2008
  Normally, one would expect the launch of an author's debut novel to be a big celebration, a time of rushing to the nearest bookstore just...
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jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Dec.08.2008
Make no mistake, this is not about questioning the integrity, judgment, or credentials of retired Army General Eric Shinseki. After all, it was...
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veronica-chater's picture
Dec.08.2008
This may seem strange to some, but I’ve discovered an effective writing partner in my parrot. Here’s the situation. She sits on a perch beside me as...
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r-n-morris's picture
Dec.08.2008
... was won by Child 44. But, hey, my book A Vengeful Longing was runner-up!!! So was The Likeness by Tana French. Full story here Here's what...
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lawrence-grobel's picture
Dec.08.2008
Whenever I'm around friends or family who complain about how tough things are, how nothing's what it used to be, how the quality of life has...
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phil-bronstein's picture
Dec.08.2008
Some professional journalists and journalism organizations are like weapons manufacturers when it comes to their view of commenters to their web...
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zak-smith's picture
Dec.08.2008
(on set, Barcelona) 
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kerri-arsenault's picture
Feb.17.2009
(February 17, 2009) Co-founding Narrative editor Tom Jenks talks to Judy Darley at essentialwriters.com about opening the mail, enlarging our view of...
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former member's picture
Feb.17.2009
by former member
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former member's picture
Feb.17.2009
by former member
The death of the news. What is really threatened by the decline of newspapers and the related rise of online media is reporting -- on-the-ground...
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former member's picture
Feb.17.2009
by former member
Just joined this web mafia. Already wondering why. I'm quite sure I'll be denied entry into the holy author realm, in spite of four books on the...
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cathy-bryant's picture
Feb.17.2009
One of the most wonderful parts of my writing journey has been discovering a whole passel of writers I never knew existed, and having the pleasure of...
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susan-brown's picture
Feb.17.2009
And is she ever going to hate it.  Being on the front page, that is.  She was expecting something on the inside, where she could continue to hide.  I...
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ron-lavalette's picture
Feb.17.2009
It might have been her, standing at the information kiosk at the end of the Causeway, forunately squinting past me or through me toward the pharmacy...
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former member's picture
Feb.17.2009
by former member
Wholesomely emptying   When you wholesomely emptied the rhapsodicallyfathomless sky; all that blissfully poured out wasnothing else; but an...
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former member's picture
Feb.17.2009
by former member
Why dont you see?   Why do you always gauge me just by the complexion ofmy lips; Why don’t you see the blistering passionfulminating passionately...
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former member's picture
Feb.17.2009
by former member
Why just 'Happy Birthday' once a year? ? ?   I was amazingly born everytime; I spoke the unflinchingly peerless truth; wholesomely unperturbed and...
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