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Setting Writing Goals: April 2017

  How’s it going, writers? Did you write in April? I hope you did. I hope words flowed from your fingers and characters and worlds came to life through you. This month, I focused on writing articles, business copy, and … Continue reading

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Pathos, Ethos, and Logos in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart

Let every people bring their gifts to the great festival of the world’s cultural harvest and mankind will be all the richer for the variety and distinctiveness of the offerings. – Chinua Achebe (PCSR 76)   All African writers are … Continue reading

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A Peek Inside a Writer’s Journal

If you’re like me, you’re a journal addict. You probably have two or three spare journals sitting around your bookshelves (or stacked nicely in a corner) just waiting for inspiration to strike. But what happens if you take a normal day and share it with the world? Continue reading

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Don’t Melt with Chris Weigand

Hi, writers! I hope you’re having a fantastic and productive week. We’ve got a guest speaker today on Darwrites. My BWF (best writer friend) and former National Novel Writing Month co-ML Chris wanted to share some writing tips!
Besides being a busy mom and engaged grandma, Chris Weigand is a Christian YA author. She wrote the trilogy starting with the Palace of Twelve Pillars and co-authors the Galactic Safety Council books with Ricci Moore. Take it away, Chris!    Continue reading

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The Post-MFA Rambling

This writer has grown since the last post here. I created another website, self-published a romance novel under a pseudonym, took a Masterclass with James Patterson, read a few hundred books, and traveled the US via train. I’m going to take … Continue reading

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