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It’s Nesting Time…

the hustle and bustle of the holidays is slowing down and soon we will be moving into the quiet and introspection of winter. It’s time to stop, take a deep breath, take a look at yourself, take a look at … Continue reading

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Got It Covered

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover… …but many people do. Want your cover to attract people to your book? Here’s an interesting article on that. How To Sell More Books With Great Cover Design Catherine Kane … Continue reading

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All the Holidays

We’ve just had Yule on Wednesday, and this weekend is Christmas and the start of Hanukkah with Kwanzaa starting on Monday. That’s a lot of holidays pressed together. so let me take the opportunity to wish you a joyous Yule, … Continue reading

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Read Something Different- Affordably

In two previous posts, we’ve talked about how it’s useful to read things outside of your usual choices for readers (Read Something Different- Readers) and for writers (Read Something Different-Writers). Now let’s talk about how to do that affordably and … Continue reading

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Read Something Different- Readers

It’s not a one size fits all universe and we all have our own special and unique preferences. things we like to eat. Thinks we like to wear. Things we like to do for fun. And things we like to … Continue reading

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Mindmapping for Writers

Mindmapping is a tool that can help you open up your creativity, organize the thoughts you already have a and do a lot of other useful writer tasks Want to learn more about mind mapping? Then start here Mind Mapping … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Is Done…

but the adventure has just begun. Did you make 50K? Did you finish your rough draft, whether you did 50 K or not? Is there more to be roughed out, or are you ready to edit? And what do you … Continue reading

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Last Page, per Sparks (Inspiration)

“Writing the last page of the first draft is the most enjoyable moment in writing. It’s one of the most enjoyable moments in life, period. “ Nicholas Sparks Catherine Kane 11/28/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, … Continue reading

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Readers, per Riordan (Inspiration)

“I come to writing the same way I come to teaching, which is that my goal is always to create life-long readers.” Rick Riordan Catherine Kane 11/21/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – … Continue reading

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Backwards, per Irving (Inspiration)

“I write the last line, and then I write the line before that. I find myself writing backwards for a while, until I have a solid sense of how that ending sounds and feels. You have to know what your … Continue reading

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