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SADDLE UP AND GET GOING! Tips For Wannabe Writers to FINISH That Novel!

  Starting, and finishing, a novel can be a daunting prospect, but you can do it if you’re willing to be a little disciplined and try a few different ways of doing things. I’ve compiled a few of the tips … Continue reading

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On Writing ‘Short’…Yeah, Right.

Hello! I hope you’re having a great week!   Those of you reading this blog generally know the Authors of Main Street write a Christmas boxed set, right? Well, I was honoured to have been asked to join AoMS this … Continue reading

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Depression and Empathy – the writer connection

The views in this post are solely my own and are in no way a scientific or medical paper. –Jill Go to any writers group loop, bulletin board, or meeting and you will find a plethora of ailments; mental and … Continue reading

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How Did That Bridge Get There?

As a writer I have the choice of using a real place in my stories or making up a fictional one. But what is a writer to do when the real place they are using undergoes BIG renovations? When I … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Writing a Quotable Book Review by Stephanie Queen

I know, I know—it’s been a while since I’ve contributed to the Authors of Main Street blog, but I blame that all on Myren [It’s in his job description—Chauffeur: Takes the fall for any and all issues, problems, criticisms, and … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures in Life

Do you remember doing simple things as a kid that brought such an abundance of joy? Picking dandelions, making a wish, and blowing the fluff to the bright, blue sky. Finding a refrigerator box and making a puppet theater, a … Continue reading

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Grammar Pet Peeves

Pet peeve – courtesy of Wikipedia – en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet_peeve A pet peeve or pet hate is a minor annoyance that an individual identifies as particularly annoying to himself or herself, to a greater degree than others may find it. As a … Continue reading

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