Monthly Archives: June 2008

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Keep the Boat You Were Given

The Writer’s Resource Center has a very special guest blogger today.  Lizzie is making her “passage through life dragging a diagnosis of bipolar along.”  Her post, Writing from the Boat, is an powerful testament to her inner courage and strength.  … Continue reading

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Sustainable Writing

Morgan O’Donnell, guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, offers some great ideas for making your writing environment sustainable.  She uses the classic science fiction novel–Dune–to support her insightful ideas.  My favorite:  “All good writers recycle.”  To see what I … Continue reading

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Writers Can Have Lives Too

Guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, Cesar Torres, argues that writers can (and should) have lives.  He presents five ways to “get your life back.”  They involve the usual (but critical) “using time effectively” to intriguing suggestions of being … Continue reading

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When to Call Yourself a Writer

You can find a thoughtful post on when and how we call ourselves writers at the Writer’s Resource Center.  Jane is the guest blogger and, for someone who considers herself only at the early stage (the “bad writer” stage), her … Continue reading

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To overshare or not to overshare! That is the blogger’s question.

Today’s guest blogger on the Writer’s Resource Center is … moi!  Check it out by clicking here.  My topic is oversharing AKA TMI (too much information).  In my guest post, I lay out some of my precepts for sharing or … Continue reading

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Let a Newbie Stimulate Your Creativity

Sebastian Keller, guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, has a stimulating post on using art to inspire one’s writing.  To keep inspiration alive, we must challenge the rules of our craft, which Sebastian admits is a lot easier for … Continue reading

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Writing With Statistics and Numbers

Today’s guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, Andrew Dlugan, discusses how to add meaningful context when you write about numbers and statistics.  Numbers and statistics without context can confuse and even distress the average reader.  I’ve spent most of … Continue reading

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Elderbloggers

Here’s a new term that I came across in a Wall Street Journal essay published in the June 14-15, 2008 edition: elderbloggers. In her essay, “Put It in Writing,” Ronni Bennett writes about the growing population of elderbloggers, the thousands … Continue reading

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Ride ’em, Cowboy! The Nexus Between Editing and Bull Riding

You must read today’s guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, Suzanne G. Fox!  Her post, “So Much in Common:  The Truth About Editing and Bull Riding,” is both entertaining and informative.  My favorite similarity of the several that she … Continue reading

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