Category Archives: A Day In The Life of Writing

Modern Self-Publishing

Do you know about those rare books that are valuable because they had limited production runs? I wrote a book like that. It was called Modern Self-Publishing. I don’t think copies will sell for much in the collectibles market, but … Continue reading

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EDITING: The Critical Stages of Honing Your Draft

In our earliest phases of writing, we are prone to think that “editing” is nothing more than proofreading our draft for correct spelling, good punctuation and usage, and completeness of thought or idea. In fact, this first cut at editing, … Continue reading

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Story Cloaked In Genre

In the beginning of your writing effort, you may be tempted to immediately wrap your work into a particular form, or genre. You’ve always wanted to write a novel, or a stage play or a long poem. However, your most … Continue reading

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Weaving A Story

Gathering all your threads of written pieces into one place gives you a collection of possibilities. In that pile of writings, a story lies dormant, in bits and pieces collected from the books, photos, clippings, journal entries and letters saved … Continue reading

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Madrona Writers Workshop 2017

Title: Madrona Writers Workshop 2017 Venue: Baby Island Saratoga Club Date: Saturday, November 11th Schedule: 8:30-9:00 Introduction – both presenters and attendees 9:00-10:15 Jo Meador – Writing for Story 10:30-11:45 Jo Meador – Editing and Polishing Your Drafts 11:45-12:30 Lunch break 12:30-1:45 Tom Trimbath – Writing … Continue reading

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