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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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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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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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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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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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