Category Archives: Resources for Writers

5 Principles for Success…

Want to become a successful novelist? Here’s some advice from someone who’s done it. Becoming a Novelist: Five Principles to Success Catherine Kane 11/29/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving … Continue reading

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The Question For the Day…

I belong to a closed online writing group. They’re fine people, and writers of all different kinds of writing, and I’m honored to have them in my life. A while back, a friend and fellow group member quietly sighed to … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here..

Are you ready for Nanowrimo?   It starts next Wednesday It’s not too late to sign up And you (yes you!) could write a 50 thousand word first draft novel in one month For more information about NaNoWriMo, click here … Continue reading

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Walking and Writing

Words won’t come? Go out and walk, and see if they show up… Why Writers Should Consider the Habits of a Flaneur Catherine Kane 10/10/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving … Continue reading

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On Spoken Shakespeare

The bard of Avon is one of the most famous writers of all time, and his writing was meant to be spoken, not just read Here’s a wonderful lecture about Shakespeare and his writing and how it functions as the … Continue reading

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Front and Center

Still working on my second urban fantasy novel “The Swans of War” and  finding one of my problems is keeping my heroine the heroine. Sidekicks have it easy. the whole story doesn’t rest on their shoulders so they’re far more … Continue reading

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Speak Like a Pirate

Writing about pirates? Well here’s some info about how they talk and why…. Arrr, Matey! The Origins of the Pirate Accent 9/12/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a … Continue reading

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A Good Foundation

I’ve done posts here on how good ergonomics are important for writers Position Is Everything Position Is Everything- From the Ground Up Position Is Everything- Get A Leg Up Position Is Everything- Got Your Back Position Is Everything- A Fare … Continue reading

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Everybody Should Have a Writing Group

…and there was recently an article  about the one I’m a member of. Westport group helps writers meet challenges I used to attend the actual meetings in physical space, but time and energy has made that less workable. They do … Continue reading

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Writers Are Readers…

… and inexpensive books means more to love. I’ll just drop this here…. Annual Gigantic Summer Book Sale at the Westport Library Catherine Kane 6/29/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and … Continue reading

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