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Writing creative first drafts — shutting down your inner critic

Where do you get your writing joy? Are you a first draft lover or are you a fan of revising? For many writers the drafting of a new piece of work is where the fun is. When they sit down … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Revise

Thanks to Molly Cook for her comment on my last blog post. Molly said, “All writers need to go through the revision process – looking at the manuscript again and reworking it – before even considering an editor. “ And … Continue reading

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Do you need an editor?

I’m excited to be here as a new member of the Madrona Workshop Troupe and I’m looking forward to offering you hints and help tuning up your manuscript for publication. When you make the bold decision to self-publish you are … Continue reading

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