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My life always feels like a poorly conducted balancing act. No matter what my goals, there seem to be too many of them all clamoring for attention and I, loving them all, glance longingly from one to the other trying

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So You Wrote a First Draft—Dear God! What NOW?

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Once we have that crappy first draft usually there will be two major things we need to do…fill or cut. Okay, drinking makes three. And maybe wondering why we didn’t go to dental…

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Writerly Reads: GMC: Goal, Motivation and Conflict by Debra Dixon – Part 4

This book was one of the suggested texts in an online writing course I took last year. The course was offered through Ed2Go, an online adult and continuing education school, whose courses my library offers free of cost to patrons.

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Writerly Reads: GMC: Goal, Motivation and Conflict by Debra Dixon – Part 3

This book was one of the suggested texts in an online writing course I took last year. The course was offered through Ed2Go, an online adult and continuing education school, whose courses my library offers free of cost to patrons.

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Writerly Reads: GMC: Goal, Motivation and Conflict by Debra Dixon – Part 2

This book was one of the suggested texts in an online writing course I took last year. The course was offered through Ed2Go, an online adult and continuing education school, whose courses my library offers free of cost to patrons.

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Writerly Reads: GMC: Goal, Motivation and Conflict by Debra Dixon – Part 1

This book was one of the suggested texts in an online writing course I took last year. The course was offered through Ed2Go, an online adult and continuing education school, whose courses my library offers free of cost to patrons.

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Writerly Reads: How to Write Dazzling Dialogue: The Fastest Way to Improve Any Manuscript by James Scott Bell – Part 2

Yesterday I posted notes from Chapters 1 – 6 of “How to Write Dazzling Dialogue” by James Scott Bell. Here, today, is Chapter 7. Chapter 7 Top 10 Dialogue Issues This chapter is meant to be used as a reference,

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