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Getting Things Done…

When you first approach the task of writing down your mother’s recipe for apple pie, you write down the ingredients. Easy enough. But the ingredients don’t really tell the story of how her acclaimed dessert rose above its humble beginnings … Continue reading

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We are Back – With a Difference

We are holding another Madrona workshop. The difference? There are a few. The goal is the same, to make writing easier and more productive, both for people who love to write, and also for people who find they have to … Continue reading

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Hiatus

If you haven’t noticed, Madrona Workshop Troupe is on hiatus. Sorry for not posting a sign earlier. Each of us is busy with other projects and coordinating our schedules became too entertaining. We’re all still available as consultants and as … Continue reading

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Modern Self-Publishing, a CreateSpace example

It’s easy! Anyone can do it! That’s when I usually fire up my skepticism. Self-publishing is easy, or at least Modern Self-Publishing far easier than traditional self-publishing. It is all relative. Here’s my most recent real world example. At the … Continue reading

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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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Yes Again

Hello Rosehill, we’ll see you in February. We at Madrona Workshop Troupe have added another workshop to the calendar. February 23rd and 24th we’ll host another workshop: From Writer to Author: A Weekend Self-Publishing Workshop for the 21st Century. The … Continue reading

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Deadline January 8th

Writers know deadlines. Whether imposed from outside or within, much of what is written is produced on a schedule. Other deadlines happen too. This one saves you money though. January 8th is the deadline for early registration for Madrona Workshop … Continue reading

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