Monthly Archives: April 2012

Some Writer Help Websites

First Time Authors Pascal Marco = Thriller Chalene Lassig = Fantasy Deanne L. Joseph = Biography Nicki Elson = Women’s Fiction Writing Schools Institute of Children’s Literature Long Ridge Writer’s Group Mystery Helps … Continue reading


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Who is Tiny?

Reasons why we’ve vote Tiny in as our Role Model: Because: He is sooo cute! He can really get around–on land, in water, and through the air. One giant leap for tiny; many leaps for cawgs. He has a large … Continue reading

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Who Are We?

Writers… that is what we call ourselves, but we are so much more than that. We have full time jobs, full time kids and full time hassles like anyone else. We don’t come up with stories. we live them. The … Continue reading

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Story Starters

Susan Bates has been up for three nights in a row. Why? Michael Faraday is searching for a lost dog. The animal was last seen twenty years ago. Who is Michael? Which is older, the water on the bottom of … Continue reading

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A Typical Day in the Life of a Writer

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be a writer, look no further. Being a writer (an average writer, not a bestseller) means living a double life. You’re a writer but that’s not your job, at least not the … Continue reading

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HYMN TO LIFE ~~for Mom, on the occasion of Earth Day, April 22, 2012~~ ~four and a half billion years, and still going strong~ The earth lends herself to me for a time So I can learn to be a … Continue reading

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