Tag Archives: Writer

IS Blogging worth the time and effort it takes?

Hi Friends! I’m going off subject of writing picture books or memoir and doing a post on blogging. Is blogging worth the time and effort it takes? I just read a post on this subject by Karen Cioffi here: She … Continue reading

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Notebooks and Journals Part One

Hi Friends! Which ones of you have journals or notebooks? There are many types of journals or notebooks and different people keep journals or notebooks in different ways. I have kept what I have conveniently called my journals for over … Continue reading

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Critique Group Procedure / Tips for a critique group

Hi Readers! Today I came across these Critique Group procedures and I don’t even know where I got them. I know I copied them from a link thinking they would be useful for my critique group. And if they are … 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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Author vs. Aspiring Writer

Hi Readers, While I’m getting my head screwed on right after being away for five days I’m posting this. Then next week I’ll tell you all about the book festival I went to. I may even have some photos. Today … Continue reading

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Brand Yourself

“Being published is not the real end goal. Being published is only the means to your real end goal–selling books.” From Wana by Kristen Lamb This article is written with a heavy credit to Kristen Lamb who’s “We Are Not … 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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Your Given Name vs Your Pen Name

In creating a domain name for myself, I thought about whether or not to use the title of my book, “Annie’s Special Day”, or whether to use something else like my author name. I went with Clarbojahn, the same name … 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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