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Writing Exercise: I Remember

Many years ago I was in a feminist theater group in which one of our exercises was to riff on the phrase “I remember…” The phrase is highly evocative, and is frequently used as a writing prompt these days. This … Continue reading

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Some Awesome Editing Going On

Wow! I’ve just been reading a bunch of interviews with editors, and I am beyond impressed. I thought I was a great editor, but these people are fantastic, at least from what they say. What most impresses me is that they read … Continue reading

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Reviewing Books: Tips

Photo: Napa Valley / Joan Greengrass   Writing book reviews, whether online or in print,  doesn’t pay enormously, but it pays something, and it comes with a few perks. What better way to spend one’s time, if you’re a writer and … Continue reading

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Creating An Outline

The most helpful thing a client can do for a ghostwriter is to supply him or her with a detailed outline of the book to be written. Working from an outline makes the job of ghostwriting ten times easier than … Continue reading

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