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Do You Write for Readers?

Dear Writers, I’d like to introduce you to DL Fowler, author of Transform Your Fiction: Essential Tools and Lincoln Raw. Take it away, DL! I get inside people’s heads and invite readers along for the ride. DL Fowler Do You Write for … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to take the Anthropology, Archaeology & Romance Writer Workshop

Have you always secretly wanted to be Indiana Jones? Lara Croft? How about Temperance “Bones” Brennan? Today I’m on the FF&P Blog! Come and check out my Top 10 Reasons to take the Anthropology, Archaeology, & Romance Writer Workshop. This … Continue reading

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Top 5 Links of the Week

Happy Friday! I thought I’d do something fun and share my favorite links of the week. But first, writer inspiration… Links to things that I love! Hope you find something cool here (or at least get inspired!) Austin Kleon demands … Continue reading

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Art & Yeats: the Wild Swans at Coole

Come with me on an experiment into the world of poetry. During my time at Goddard, I wrote a lot of things, but the coolest (besides the novel) is a hybrid cross-genre of poetry and review. In this piece, I … Continue reading

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Mamma Writes: On Writing and Teaching Creative Writing by Alexandra Panic

And just in the right moment, I heard the melodious voice of my daughter. “Mama writes,” she said, and the idea sparkled in front of my eyes like her favorite light-up shoes. I didn’t need a marriage of two nouns to define myself. I needed a noun and a verb. I needed a sentence. One straightforward and true sentence. The Hemingway sentence. “Mama writes.” Continue reading

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

Pathos, Ethos, and Logos in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart by Darlene Reilley 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 … Continue reading

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Train to Writing: a Writer’s Journey

If you’ve ever dove off a cliff into a lake, you know the most terrifying moment isn’t when you’re safe on the ground looking down, it’s the moment after you’ve stepped off the ledge and you think, oh, shit, I hope I don’t hit a rock. Then the water rushes as you plunge down to it and you hit and sink and pray. Writing is like that. Confession: recently I’ve questioned who I am as a writer and if I have the chops and want to do this job. Continue reading

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The Necklace & the World Nomad Scholarship

  I applied to the World Nomad Scholarship! Check out my submission, “The Necklace.”    

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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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Tameri Etherton Update

Tameri sent us a shot of her portable writing station in Scotland! I can see you writing there! And what inspiration for a clean and ordered desk! Happy writing, Tameri and thanks for thinking of us! Darlene

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