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From a practical standpoint, increasing writing productivity provides more opportunities for publication, satisfies a hungry market, and can help you build a career. But there are softer reasons to work more quickly and efficiently. Especially as you are in draft...read more
Most new screenwriters I have had the honor of talking with over the years are anxious to tell a story in the proper format with a logical and compelling chain of events. A very few recognized the need to write characterizations that have a soul-deep appeal to actors....read more
Every couple years, I hit a point where I feel lonesome over particular men in my past. Oh, not REAL guys but the heroes I’ve spent many happy (and sometimes frustrating) hours with. MY guys, MY heroes…you know, the ones I dreamed up and spun tales about. Sometimes...read more
Welcome to the SavvyAuthors 2017 Prepare, Pitch, and Publish session! You have come to the right place to pitch your book to a great editor and/or agent! Pitch from 8am EST February 15, to 11:59 PM EST February 17 No registration required. You do not have to be a...read more
Like so many other women who started out in the work place in the early 70s, the recent death of Mary Tyler Moore really hit home to me. It was particularly personal because not only did I go out in search of my future in my Mustang, heading off to the unknown city as...read more
Not too long ago an author friend told me about her critique group dilemma. She was asked to critique a piece submitted from a fairly new author. After opening the document and only reading a couple pages, she closed it and told the coordinator she didn’t have the...read more