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A BookWorks Featured Author

On Tuesday, 04/14/2015, I received a surprise e-mail. This week, BookWorks featured me on their home page, with a link to my profile. This designation is usually reserved for their paid premium members, which I haven’t become yet. BookWorks is an association of self-published authors that provides a basic free membership. This membership gives access to a resources directory, book […]

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Writer’s Cyber Salon

I went for years not finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged. – Erica Jong I chose this week’s quote because I feel it is a description of my writing life.  I still have files of incomplete stories. And the story and book I published have, in terms of […]

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Writer’s Cyber Salon

Tell me, what are your thoughts on the following quote? If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write. – Somerset Maugham

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Writer’s Cyber Salon

Today, I found two quotes with two different views on handling ideas for writing. “Write while the heat is in you. … The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.”   —Henry David Thoreau “You don’t actually have to write anything until you’ve thought it […]

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Writer’s Cyber Salon

 In addition to sharing your thoughts about the following quote, please let me know which title you think is best – today’s “Writers’ Cyber Salon” or “Scribes’ Cyber Salon.” “Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.” —Virginia Woolf

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Scribes’ Cyber Salon

Encouraged by the spirited, informative, and inspiring discussion the writer’s quote and question generated last week, and in the tradition of literary salons, places writers gathered to discuss their work and ideas on the art and craft of writing, I launch Scribes’ Cyber Salon. Most of my favorite writing friends live all over the world, so we have […]

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