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Category Archives: Writing

This Blogging Thing

Hi, This blogging thing as not made it to my list for a while. Life, work, house remodels, and tons of other things have gotten in the way. I have attended several writing workshops and a conference recently. I learned a lot and enjoyed my time away. I hope all of you have been well. …

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Forensics For Writers

Hi, Some of you love a good mystery and some of you write them. A writer pal of mine introduced me to The Writer’s Forensics Blog some time ago. I frequent there to learn more about forensics and how to use it in my mystery novels. Click here if you want to learn more about …

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Why Write When It Seems Like Nobody Cares?

Howdy, Today’s featured link discusses the purpose and reason for writing. I thought it was interesting. Thought provoking. Enjoy.   “Sometimes it feels like nobody’s listening,” my writer friend groaned. Can you relate? Have you ever poured your heart and soul into an article or proposal only to hear the cruel sound of silence? It’s …

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National Novel Writing Month-Coming Soon

Hello, The National Novel Writing Month is coming up soon. November is thirty days set aside for literary abandon. If you are considering writing a novel in a month, this might be the ticket for you. Click here to learn more. Rose

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Using Numbers In Writing

Hi, Using numbers in writing can be confusing. Do we use the numeric form or do we spell the word out? Today, we find out.   How do you express numbers in your writing? When do you use figures (digits) and when do you write out the number in words (letters)? That is, when do …

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Idioms About Legs And Such

Hello, I love the website Daily Writing Tips. As usual the author over there has come up with another helpful article for writers. Remember writers come in all kinds from the student in school, to the office worker, to professional writers. We all need to keep up on our writing skills.   Here is a …

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Got Junk?

Hello, For several years now, I have been on a journey to simplify my life. I want to be a writer when I grow up. However, that process has been stymied by junk. I started pitching several years ago. My garage was piled higher than I am tall. Not good. It took a while, but …

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Getting It Done

Hi, If you are a writer or someone who has a dream to accomplish a life-time goal, today’s featured post has some great tips on how to set aside time to get that goal finished. I hope you enjoy it.   So you want to write, but you have to hold down your dreaded day …

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Do You Need A Home Office?

Hello, If you are a writer, do you specifically need a home office? A place to call your own just for writing? Today’s featured link describes one writer’s journey dealing with this topic. I thought it was a fun read.   “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is …

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Questions About Capitalization

Hi, It is a well-known fact that today’s featured site is a favorite one of mine as a go-to place for writers. Recently the site featured an article on capitalization. I hope you find it helpful.   Whether to capitalize words is one of the most frequent issues that come up in the queries of …

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