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Monthly Archives: June 2013
But what if you can’t control the distractions that beset you? What if you can’t manipulate them to support your ability to write?…
…well, a dark and stormy afternoon, anyway.
And a knock came at the door.
“Can you get that?” I shouted to my husband. “I’m tied up here on hold.”
There was the sound of a large man trudging to the back door, and a few minutes later, he was back with a large damp box.
My latest shipment of books was here.
“My most important piece of advice to all you would-be writers: when you write, try to leave out all the parts readers skip. ”
If I knew self-publishing was so much fun, I would have started doing it years ago…
You never know when inspiration is going to hit you, or when something will happen that you can use in your writing-
But it’s all grist to a writer’s mill…
A complex sentence can be a beautiful and many splendored thing under the right circumstances- but an overly complex sentence runs the risk of becoming a tangled monster, unreadable by most people who attempt to read your flamboyant and tortured prose.
We have two weekends to take our ease, lay our plans and do mounds of laundry in preparation and then we’ll be setting up camp at the Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire at Warsaw Park in Ansonia, Connecticut. On the weekends from June 22 to July 7, the park will be full of elves and goblins and dwarves and animal people, adventure and romance and merriment, fabulous food, great shows and not to be missed shopping.