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What Makes a Good Book?

We  writers all want to know what editors REALLY think about our submissions. Especially with rejections, we wish we could know what is wrong with the story. If you want some terrific insights into this question, I’d recommend Second Sight … Continue reading

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Authors with Learning Disabilities

Did you know that many famous authors–including such popular children’s writers as Avi–have learning disabilities like dyslexia, ADD, and ADHD? Many of these authors had trouble in school–including failing or dropping out. Many of them were distracted and often in … Continue reading

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For the Love of Words

I’m always shocked when people tell me, “I don’t like to read.” And I used to be stunned when wannabe writers told me that. What poverty! I can’t imagine what life would be like if I didn’t love words. For So Many … Continue reading

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Writing to Heal

How essential is writing to your basic well-being? Does not writing distress you? I’ve been thinking about these questions this week as I’ve journaled and worked through the book Writing For Emotional Balance: A Guided Journal To Help You Manage … Continue reading

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