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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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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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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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