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To Be Continued …

Hello, dear Reader, and you may wonder what the heck the title of my post can possibly mean.  Well, I have a confession explanation.  I don’t have a post to post today.  I’ve spent the weekend working on a course … Continue reading

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HELP WANTED! Guest Bloggers with stories about Good People Doing Great Things

HELP WANTED! Guest Bloggers with stories about Good People Doing Great Things. I know there are some excellent writers out there looking for opportunities to share their thoughts and insights and their research.  Here’s a blog on compassion, on “good … Continue reading

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A Random Act of Kindness – Guest Post by Marie Ann Bailey

A Random Act of Kindness – Guest Post by Marie Ann Bailey. This is a guest post from me on Good People Doing Great Things, a wonderful blog focused on compassion.  I’ve disabled comments here to urge you to leave … Continue reading

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Creative writing is like a box of chocolates: how to “git” what you want from that box

Originally posted on Creative Writing with the Crimson League:
What do fiction and chocolates have in common with life in general? How does creative writing relate to a sweet tooth? That’s the topic of today’s post. Forrest Gump’s mother, played…

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On the fence with Christopher Hitchens

Seems like one either loves or one hates Christopher Hitchens (http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2013/02/25/richard-seymour-s-tawdry-christopher-hitchens-bio.html).  I was in either camp at different points in Hitchens’s life.  My antipathy toward Hitchens had started with his relentless attacks on Clinton during Clinton’s presidency and while Hitchens … Continue reading

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Balancing the Personal with the Professional in Writing

Today’s guest blogger at the Writer’s Resource Center, Tom Johnson, offers a provocative post on balancing personal with professional content in nonfiction writing. On one extreme, there is “oversharing,” such as that exemplified by bloggers such as Emily Gould. On … Continue reading

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Secrets to Successful Essay Writing

Check out guest blogger Jeanne Dininni’s post on essay writing over at the Writer’s Resource Center. Her advice should be followed by writers and teachers of writing. Her first two secrets are: “Devise a Plan of Attack,” and “Dig Up … Continue reading

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