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Writing Prompt for Tuesday 11/15/16

Writing Prompt for Tuesday 11/15/16

We’ve been sending out our daily writing prompts via email to subscribers only, but as of today, that has changed! We are now offering our Writing Prompts FREE via our blog. You can get these daily writing prompts a couple of different ways: – Visit our blog every day. – Add our blog to your […]

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25 Works of Poetry and Fiction for Anger and Action | Literary Hub

Words save. Books save. Save yourself by digging into this list of 25 Works of Poetry and Fiction for Anger and Action by Literary Hub. In the few days since the devastating results of the 2016 presidential election, many people have written about the place of art in times of grief, fear, and disaster. Literature can […]

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Line-by-Line Critique

I love this column by Janice Hardy where she takes a piece of a writer’s work and critiques it on her blog. She gives us a glimpse into how editors read and critique fiction – sentence by sentence. For me, it validates how I evaluate a writer’s work, and it helps me analyze my writing […]

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via Bookriot: Dear Non-Readers: Stop Saying These Things To Us

All the things you’ve wanted to say to non-readers your whole life but never had the courage to say. Now you can just point people to this article. Dear non-reader: Readers aren’t unicorns. We don’t require special treatment, nor do we count the minutes until we can ditch you and go back to our books […]

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Seven Ways to Increase Productivity as a Writer

Seven Ways to Increase Productivity as a Writer

I coach writers for a living. I support them through the completion of their first draft of a project. The process my clients go through involves far more than typing. To get their projects out, they must be willing to do deep dives into how they work independently, into themes in their lives that they […]

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Natalie Goldberg is coming to West Hollywood

Author Natalie Goldberg will be at the West Hollywood Library in conversation with poet Steven Reigns on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 7:00pm on the only Los Angeles stop on her current book tour. Flyer: Natalie Goldberg in Conversation with Steven Reigns (Flyer)

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Writing & Critique Workshop Starts Wednesday Aug 10

Writing & Critique Workshop Starts Wednesday Aug 10

Our 4-week Writing & Critique workshop led by the talented and supportive Carmiel Banasky, starts on Wednesday, August 10. Get creative every week, learn new tools and practice them to elevate your prose, and bring work in for feedback. It’s the perfect way to end the summer. Click here to register.   Sill Level: All writers […]

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Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of WriteGirl

Join us as we celebrate 15 years of helping girls write their way to bright futures! Mentees will share their work onstage and we’ll even have an actor or two perform the girls’ work. Join us for a catered lunch, a silent auction and unforgettable performances. You won’t want to miss this! Saturday, June 25 […]

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