Dear Literary Ladies

Dear Literary Ladies,
What is the biggest mistake or miscalculation aspiring writers make when first start sending their work out? There’s usually no feedback, so what’s the single most important lesson to keep in mind?  Read More→

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How can I develop good writing habits?

By | On Sep 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dear Literary Ladies,
With a full-time job and a thousand other things on my plate, my writing time is catch as catch can. Is it important to have regular writing times, so that writing becomes habitual? Read More→

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Dear Literary Ladies,
You seem like such a prolific bunch, but like the rest of us who live by our pen, you likely feel blocked from time to time. How does this funky, uncomfortable, and sometimes scary feeling play out in your mind?

The dark times that came to me as a writer, those sterile periods when it seemed that not only the inkwell but the wells within had dried, were suffered alone. There doubtless have been and are creative writers who have not encountered this dark experience. The sense of aridity, the mind a desert, that usually follows the completion of a book. That sudden panic when every theme or plot your brain has cradled no longer so much as stirs. Read More→

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Dear Literary Ladies,
Do you think women writers are (or should be) judged by different standards than men? Read More→

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How can I develop a distinctive writing style?

By | On Aug 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dear Literary Ladies,
How do I go about developing a distinctive writing style—one that will blow editors away, and that readers everywhere will recognize as my unique voice? Read More→

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