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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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The Healthy Writer by Jill James

Writers are always given advice; butt in chair, hands on keyboard. Which is really great to build your backlist, not so great for your backside. Sometimes we get into the zone and we forget to take care of ourselves. I’ve … Continue reading

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Writer Problems…What’s Your Name Again?

There are a lot of issues that strike authors throughout their career. Deadlines, an over active imagination, days where a story you aren’t even working on interrupts your WIP or days when not a single person living in your head … Continue reading

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