Tag Archives: writers

Describe It or Sell It?

It’s fun to listen to someone else’s excitement about their upcoming book release, new business opening, or art show hanging. I’m full of questions about the direction the person is going, what gave them the idea, and mostly, “How are … Continue reading

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I’m an avid reader, so I was stunned a few years back at a seminar in which one of the exercises was, “Write down the title of your favorite book.” The question wasn’t unusual. That I could think of only … Continue reading

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Makeover Hell

Everyone loves a makeover, right? “Not so much,” say Internet marketers. They never go as smoothly as anticipated. One glitch is wonderful. It beats 17 glitches. I’d just gotten used to the lovely refreshing “green leaf” WordPress blog theme, when … Continue reading

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Deep Words

There’s nothing to writing.  All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.  ~Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith

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Words as Skin

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought, and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used. ~ ~ ~Oliver … Continue reading

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Words Alive

Emily Dickinson at age 9; drawing made from a painting. A word is dead When it is said, Some say. I say it just Begins to live That day. ~ ~ ~Emily Dickinson

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