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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 Invisible Writer

Hey Writers! Do you feel invisible? Misunderstood? Do your friends and relatives know what you’re doing with your life? Do they think you’re some kind of dilettante? I know it’s not just me, because I’ve heard other writers complain about … Continue reading

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Book Marketing

These quotes are from a note Linked In deposited in my email box some time ago, titled, “182 Quotes About Book Marketing.” Quote freak that I am, I immediately clicked over. Here are some of the fruits of my labor–or rather, the … 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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Writers Are Workers

Ever since I began blogging in 2007 I’ve posted an annual Labor Day semi-rant defending the high salaries of baseball players (yes, defending them) and complaining about the economics of being a writer. Writers have much in common with baseball … Continue reading

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