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Ending: Where To Finish Your Story

December 4, 2018 6:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ending your story is not necessarily easier than beginning your story, but the difficulties surrounding these two story moments are different.  My previous post was Beginning: Where To Start Your Story, whose major lesson is: Start your story as close to the end as possible. Okay, where is the end?... read more

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The Lawyer and the Romance Novelist

October 16, 2018 6:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

How does this one go? Let’s see …. High-powered divorce lawyer who doesn’t believe in love meets master carpenter who moonlights as a romance writer, sparks fly …. No, this post isn’t about meet-cute scenarios. It’s about a romance novelist who is also a lawyer. In real life. Seven of... read more

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Jan Cox Speas: One of My Heroes

May 15, 2018 1:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a writer or any other kind of artist you might like to take a look at Austin Kleon‘s Show Your Work! which addresses the pleasures and perils of creativity in the age of the Internet. One of his suggestions is for writers to share their influences. I regularly share... read more