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Quotes on Writing

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 by   8 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

In 2009 “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman won both the Newbery Medal and the Hugo Award. If you haven’t read it, I urge you to do so even if you aren’t partial to children’s literature. This story, about a normal boy raised in a graveyard by ghosts, is unique in too many different ways [Read more…]

Self-Editing & Those Invisible Foibles

Posted on Oct 28, 2015 by   19 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Thanks to everyone who commented on last Wednesday’s post, an interview with Martha Graham-Waldon, author of the soon-to-be released (11/14/2015) memoir Nothing Like Normal–Surviving a Sibling’s Schizophrenia. The winner of Martha’s book, chosen via, is Sioux Roslawski! Congratulations, Sioux, on your win.   Over this last year I’ve done a lot of manuscript editing for [Read more…]

Taking Advice: How to Mine Golden Nuggets (OR) A Type-A’s Lament

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

  One of the first things I learned when I made the commitment to be a writer was that not only did I have a lot to learn, but I wasn’t as good as I thought. Not by a longshot. Or a shortshot. Or any kind of shot for that matter. It was the classic [Read more…]

Self-Doubt: The Biggest Bully

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

A sincere Thank You! to everyone for your concern and kind comments following last week’s blog post. JoJo passed away at four in the morning last Wednesday. She died at peace, surrounded by loved ones. Our little Maddie is still in the hospital. The doctors say she can go home on Friday! That’s a huge [Read more…]

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