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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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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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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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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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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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Getting Ready

Starting to get ready? I am. As next month’s inaugural Madrona workshop gets closer, I am getting closer to Molly and Wynn. We’ve been meeting with ourselves and others (and thanks to those who dropped by and visited). We are … Continue reading

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