How to Start A Writer’s Blog

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So you want to start a writer’s blog. I hear this from a lot of writers who have yet to take the leap into blogging. They want to know: Can they really set up a blog by themselves with no technical training? I tell them to relax. You don’t have … Read More

Catch Yourself If You Can

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Some years ago, the literary world was shocked when a recipient of the annual Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, Brad Vice, was accused of plagiarizing in his winning collection, The Bear Bryant Funeral Train. The story of Vice’s rise and fall, which echoes the life of charming con artist … Read More

How to Avoid Writing

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I’m procrastinating. Again. I should be writing. I’m not. I’m standing in front of the refrigerator looking for something to eat even though I’m not really hungry. I’ll head back to the computer and play a game or two of solitaire. It’s much easier than staring at the blank Word … Read More

5 Ways to Bounce Back from Rejection

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If you’re a writer, you’ve had this experience: You get an e-mail from a journal or publisher you really, really thought was just the right match for your work. With trembling fingers, you click the message open – and find something that reads like this: “Dear Felicia, Thank you for … Read More

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