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Feb
27

The Importance of Reaching Their Hearts

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” ― Robert Frost In my last post I wrote about […]

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Posted on: February 27, 2015 in Books, Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Jan
07

The Art of Revising: Don’t Practice on Yourself

Revising my writing is not an easy task for me. Oh, I received above average grades in grammar. I learned and practiced vocabulary and studied charts of active verbs. But, […]

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Posted on: January 7, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Nov
05

The Importance of Knowing Your Audience

When writing or speaking it’s important to know your audience. Even though this concept was literally pounded in my head for years, I blew it once and it’s a lesson […]

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Posted on: November 5, 2014 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Jun
26

5 Musts for Maximum Reader Engagement

With all of the talk about platform and it’s importance as an author, I’d like to suggest that more important than platform, is reader engagement. While I agree we need […]

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Sep
17

Brainstorming Themes, Plot and Topics

 Once you’ve found your book’s premise, now it’s time to brainstorm themes or sub-topics that could contribute to the premise and help you make your point. If you’re writing fiction, […]

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Posted on: September 17, 2013 in Featured, Writing
Sep
05

That One Thing

 City Slickers, Starring Billy Crystal and Jack Palance, is a funny movie with an interesting premise. Palance plays Curly, a tough old cowpoke who is tasked with leading a band […]

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Posted on: September 5, 2013 in Featured, Writing
Aug
27

Writing is an Artform

Many people feel writing is difficult and consequently they often approach it from a negative perspective. Over the next several posts I’d like to share what I’ve learned from my […]

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Posted on: August 27, 2013 in Featured, Writing
 

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Brennan Manning

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