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The Postcard and the Butterfly Effect

From Madrona presenter, Wynn Allen; I just finished a short story titled, “The Postcard.” While re-reading for edits, I thought about the story in a broader sense. How writers are often motivated to write from the simplest occurrence. It’s similar … Continue reading

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Press Release – May Self-Publishing Weekend

For immediate release – April 25, 2018 CONTACT: Tom Trimbath: 360/221-2201 Self-Publishing Weekend: Getting the Words, the Process, and the Marketing Right Madrona Workshop Troupe, a resource for writers, will debut its 2018 two-day series with a self-publishing “Weekend on … Continue reading

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Popular Publishing

Publishing has become popular, in spite of the traditional publishing industry. A lot has changed in the last two decades. Typically (or perhaps traditionally), the traditional publishing industry publishes 250,000 to 300,000 titles each year. That’s more than fits in … Continue reading

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Dipping into the Ink

From Jo Meador, Madrona instructor, MFA, a writer with experience in fiction and non-fiction, ranging from insightful storytelling to technical descriptions of databases.  “Dipping into the Ink” is my way of summoning all of the resources in my psyche to … Continue reading

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How Bright is that Candle

From Wynn Allen, Madrona instructor, Ph.D., an author with years of experience in domestic and international marketing, communication education, entertainment, and writing; “Your book is written, maybe almost finished. Great…BUT…if potential buyers don’t know your book is out there, they … Continue reading

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Full day of Writing along…

Thanks for joining us on Veteran’s Day for a fabulous writing workshop. Reported by students are several stories on the way and reawakening the writing muse. Look here for future adventures in writing in 2018. Have a happy and idea-provoking … Continue reading

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Writing For The Internet

Writing is writing. What could be different about writing for the internet? True. You can use the same writing skills online as Mark Twain did on a typewriter – and Mark Twain would probably be one of the first writers … Continue reading

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