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Daily Archives: May 12, 2020

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Sunday Check-In 4

How it’s going: It still isn’t. I have revised a short work, written a picture book, and revised ...
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Mistake 10: Enough – Villains and Antagonists

In Draft No. 4 by John McPhee, he mentions the process of greening. Greening is what other writers ...
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Practice: Inhale, Exhale

I learned this opener and closer trick from Linda Sue Park, at a conference many years ago. Not ...
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Rhythm: The Stop

Gilmore Girls’ actress, Alexis Bledel, once talked about using a dialog coach to practice for the high-paced chatter ...
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Conversation: Bridge of Birds

My all-time favorite trilogy took some time to obtain. The first was published in the year of my ...
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Space: The Joy Luck Club

I read The Joy Luck Club for pleasure, before it was assigned for pain. I mean, technically, my ...
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Structure: China Mountain Zhang

The first time I realized I was reading a mosaic novel, I had deliberately sought it out. It ...