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Writing Quotations

“The writer’s business is to make up convincing human beings and create for them basic situations and actions by means of which they come to know themselves and reveal themselves to the reader.” –John Gardner “Writing is a little bit … Continue reading

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The State of the (Publishing) Art (Again)

One of my favorite books in the groundswell of feminist writing that emerged from the 1970’s Women’s Movement was Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time. Residents in the Utopia of the story spent a good deal of their … Continue reading

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The Book Biz: A Changing Landscape

I’m finally relenting when it comes to contemporary methods of publishing, promoting, and selling books, after a year of reading almost exclusively on the Kindle. I’m a believer—I like it primarily for the ease of reading while eating!—and I’m joining … 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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Ghostwriting: How It Works

Part I To some people, the ghostwriting process seems strange and mysterious. They wonder how a complete stranger can possibly manage to write an entire book when it exists only in their own heads. That it does work might prove … Continue reading

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