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Team Work

By S. J. Brown  Like many writers I am a bit of a loner.  I can easily spend large blocks of time alone and be quite content.  I also find that being part of a team can be very rewarding. … Continue reading

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The Old Man and the Fish

* * * * Posted by MK Waller A couple of months ago, I wrote that I’d planned to write about Ernest Hemingway but decided against it. I changed my mind because I wanted to be erudite but that night … Continue reading

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Courage

This post (c) Doris McCraw All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. e. e. cummings Courage is resistance to … Continue reading

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How to Tell if Your Slip is Showing!

    This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction If you are a woman many of you have run into a problem with your slip showing below your hemline. Not only does it look unprofessional, when someone brings it … Continue reading

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Keeping Austin, and the Universe, Weird

* * * * * posted by Kathy Waller ********************** When I met him at a Saturday morning writing practice group at Austin’s Mother’s Cafe, I thought David Davis was a great writer of the impromptu essay. Give David ten minutes and … Continue reading

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“JUST” is just a crutch

  I’ve completed my last draft of DETECTIVE RULES. It’s now being read by a beta reader. After that I’ll make changes, get it proofread then it’s off to the publisher who has shown interest. This blog isn’t about what … Continue reading

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Collaboration

By Gayle M. Irwin A few weeks ago several exciting opportunities cropped up, like the greening grass I see popping through the front and back yards at my house. And just like those little sprigs bring a smile to my … Continue reading

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