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Modern Self-Publishing

Do you know about those rare books that are valuable because they had limited production runs? I wrote a book like that. It was called Modern Self-Publishing. I don’t think copies will sell for much in the collectibles market, but … 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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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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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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