Tag Archives: Writing

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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Surprising Book Result

Hi Readers Remember the Challenges from the Author Platform Campaign that started last August? Sometimes my stats show someone lurking at what I wrote way back then. So some of you are interested in reading those stories.  And something quite nice … Continue reading

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An Author Blog— Can it Help Sell Your Book?

This has probably been beaten into you. Your blog can be a good marketing tool. Many authors start with author blogs. Marketing and blogging may even start while you are writing that first book and may start before the contract. … Continue reading

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The Halloweensie Story

Here is a tiny Halloweensie story for the contest as thought up by Susanna Leonard Hill.  The Carnival Liam and Megan raced through the carnival, laughing and giggling, out of breath. Gasping for air in the shadow of a roller … Continue reading

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Seven Easy Steps to Knock Writer’s Block

“Writing is a kind of energy that is a balancing act between our desire to communicate and the pressure to do so.”  Jane Bernard Last week at the Muse online writer’s conference, I attended a chat given by Jane Bernard … Continue reading

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Finding Highlights From WriteOnCon

After much thought about how to best put the writeoncon information I gleamed from attending the three day conference, WriteOnCon out on my blog I decided to  just give this link; http://www.laurapauling.com/?p=1649 It’s called “Friday 5- my highlights from WriteOnCon” … Continue reading

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Write In One Genre or Two?

Writers question whether to stick to one genre or if it’s OK to write in more than one. There seems to be two schools of thought. One says it’s easier to get published if you  write in only one, that … Continue reading

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