Tag Archives: nonfiction

Mind Over Matter: Overcoming Self-Doubt in Those Opening Lines by Anita Gill — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

I’m popping out of my self-imposed bubble long enough to share this essay by Anita Gill in BREVITY. So much of this short essay resonated with me and my perpetual struggle with my inner critic, and, of course, it prompted … Continue reading

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Letting Go, Part II

Some time ago I wrote about “letting go” of my earliest writings (you can read that post here).  Just for the record, I still have most of those early writings, slowly rotting away on decades-old onion-skin typing paper.  I will … 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 Call for Submissions: Reblogged from The HeSo Project

Originally posted on The HeSo Project:
I’d love to read your mini memoirs, and I’m sure my readers would too! If you would like to be a part of the Mini Memoir Monday series, please submit a memoir that’s 500-1500…

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Calling All Artists! Calling All Artists!

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
Calling All Artists! Do I have your attention? I’m writing to let all authors, poets, musicians, painters, and any artist types that I forgot! The Community Storyboard is a new and exciting blog where…

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NEW RELEASES FOR WRITERS AND FANTASY FANS: “Writing for You” and Legends of Windemere on July 31, 2013!

Originally posted on Creative Writing with the Crimson League:
I am stoked, you guys: “Writing for You: A Novelist’s Guide to the Craft of Fiction” is FINALLY out in the world. It was months in the making and comes per…

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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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