The Writing Life

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Tag Archives: critique groups

The Right Side of Things

Just an update on all things in my world of words… What I’m reading: I continue to alternate going down the list of Pulitzer Prize winners and something from my … Continue reading

June 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Anthologies Away…

So I’ve talked my critique group into helping me to create and produce an anthology of sorts. I’ve always thought about submitting stories to anthologies, but I got the idea … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shout out to Critique Groups…

Happy New Year! I can seriously imagine the thousands of people writing their first blog of the year; or maybe even more starting a brand new blog…whether it’s to engage … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Island Writing

Finally settling into life here on the East Coast of Florida…found a daytime job that lets me concentrate on writing at night and weekends. The only thing missing was people! … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can you keep a secret?

I’ve gotten several questions lately asking if I would be serializing my novel, Oldsters, here on my blog while I worked on editing my first draft. That, coupled along with … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eating Your Words thru Chance Operation

There was a poet. As a regular exercise, he would lock himself in his house and play Pink Floyd’s The Wall non-stop for two days. During this time, he would sit and … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Vault #3: Writing Practices…they really do work!

After much internal debate regarding writing practices and the distraction I believed they would be from writing my novel, I’ve changed my mind. And the book that helped me decide is … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment