Monthly Archives: June 2013

Distractions- the Great Get Away

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?…

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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night…

…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.

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Important Advice for Writers, per Leonard (Inspiration)

“My most important piece of advice to all you would-be writers: when you write, try to leave out all the parts readers skip. ”

Elmore Leonard
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A New Milestone for the Foresight Publishing Empire

If I knew self-publishing was so much fun, I would have started doing it years ago…

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When a Writer Gets Stuck…

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…
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Give the Reader a Break (Writing Quick Tip)

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.

Yeah.

Like that.
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And Catherine Rides Out of Sherwood Forest and On Into the Enchanted Lands…

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.
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Time to Read per King (Inspiration)

“If you don’t have the time to read, you don’t have the time or the tools to write.”

Stephen King
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