WORKING WRITER TIP: WRITE WHAT YOU REALLY KNOW

 A writer I met recently was discussing her college writing classes that resulted in an MFA in creative writing.  The thing that struck me was how strongly (according to her) her instructors stressed that writers should write about what they know. That comment kind of ended the conversation because I couldn't wrap my mind around …

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WORKING WRITER TIP… THE EASY WAY TO ORGANIZE

Autumn has arrived in the north country.  It's not the peak of the colors, that'll come in three weeks or so.  But there's enough color in the landscape to know summer is ending.  And the nights are sometimes downright cold, even freezing.  You'd think all this praise for autumn would mean it's my favorite season.  …

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