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The Writing Process Blog Tour

An invitation from my North-Of-The-Border friend Cassandra Griffin to join The Writing Process Blog Tour has prompted me to dust off my poor neglected blog. Cassandra was a regular at Thursday’s Children, for those of you who remember that awesome weekly blog … Continue reading

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Like A Virgin 2014 Grand Finale!

  The Like A Virgin Contest doesn’t just happen. It takes a village…eventually. But before we get to the village point, there’s just the pair of us — recruiting judges and crit angels, publicizing, organizing, and for Kristina (whose tech expertise … Continue reading

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Reinvention of a Writing Space

My office and I recently made a guest appearance in a blog series about Writers’ Spaces. I know many love to write at Starbuck’s or Panera, and of course there was lots of talk about writing on trains recently. None … Continue reading

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The NestPitch Pay-It-Foward PItch Clinic Is Open!

Hello Everyone! Those of you following @nestpitch and/or this blog already know that today Nik Vukoja and I are posting a small selection of 35-word pitches for critique as part of our Post-It-Forward concept, to help perfect a winning 35-word pitch. Sadly, we ended … Continue reading

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NestPitch Post-It-Forward Pitch Clinic

I’m extremely pleased to participate in Nik Vukoja’s NestPitch Contest with a pre-pitch Q&A blog clinic known as Post-It-Forward. This contest will be awesome. Not only does it have agents, it has BUNNIES! Here’s how events will unfold… On March … Continue reading

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Successful Queries

Today, I have the honor and pleasure of appearing on EM Castellan’s blog as part of her series on Successful Queries. Most writers struggle with queries and wish there was some sort of magic formula. There isn’t. Trying to condense … Continue reading

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Our 2nd Annual Like A Virgin Writing Contest!

After all the fun and success of #LV13, Kristina Perez and I could hardly wait to start planning 2014’s contest. To be honest, running the contest makes us feel Mia-and-Vincent-cool. Incidentally, I’m pretty sure Kristina wouldn’t hesitate to stab me … Continue reading

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