Tag Archives: Writing

A Warning and Writing Goals!

Hi Friends!  BASSIST: I’ve found four books that address the “sitting in a chair” obstacle: Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird, Annie Dillard’s The Writing Life, Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones, and Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art. In Pressfield’s book, every page can … Continue reading

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Books I’m Reading In Preparation

HI Friends! I’ve gone over board in ordering books to read before I settle down and work hard on my memoir. I planned on reading these before my marathon writing streak starts in May. Here is a partial list. I’m … Continue reading

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My Goals So Far and My Memoir Class

Hi Friends! Are you wondering how I’m doing on my goals? I thought I’d give you an update. Do you have your chocolate pie and Mocha coffee? I’ve had a month to stick to my goals written out in January … Continue reading

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The OREO Method of Critique

Hi Readers! Some of you have asked what I meant by the Oreo method of critique last post. It goes by several names and here is the method I use when I give critiques. And it is the method I … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday/ I’m not Here!

I’m not here! I’m here! http://www.vabook.org/index.html/ and here http://www.vabook.org/site12/program/view.php for the week. I am  going to some great programs such as Saturday’s, Pub Day: E-Books about publishing Ebooks from author, editor and publisher perspectives. Also I’m going to Writing for Girls/ Writing for Boys/What’s the … Continue reading

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Clarbojahn Presents…Alana Garrigues, Freelancer

Hi Readers, I met Alana last year at the Writer’s Campaign and was intrigued with her writercize exercises she did on her blog and wanted to try my hand at it. I offered to do a guest post for her. And … Continue reading

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Writing- How to Get it Done in Eight Easy Tips

Oh, I’ve missed you all so much! Did you have a nice holiday? Did you eat enough chocolate to make it through the New Year? I must say, the time with my grandson was a huge success. We all had … Continue reading

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