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Of Moles and Macedonia: Or, How to Write a Verbose Character Succinctly By Jo Vanderhooft

When I was a child, a talking mole taught me my first lesson about characterization. No, this mole wasn’t a daydream during a boring lecture on fractions, or a fairy-tale fever dream—though he is a fairy-tale character. Like many eighties children, I grew up on Shelley Duvall’s Faerie Tale Theatre, a live-action series that retold …
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Classes Starting the Week of February 18

Contemporary Romance and the Romantic-Comedy: There’s a Difference? with Beth Daniels How to Write Dynamic Dialog with L. C. Hayden Crafting a Page Turner with Steve Shrott  Blurbs, Taglines, and Ad Copy with Ines Johnson  Special Events, Programs, and Webinars starting this week WEBINAR: Legal Issues for Indie Authors with Jacqueline Lipton ~ February 21 @ …
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Celebrating Writers By Becky Martinez

Ah, the joy of telling a story. Too often writers think only of the creative writing process, but while the joy of being able to write a good fiction story, can be challenging, the joy of writing a non-fiction story can be just as rewarding. Too often we don’t give ourselves enough credit for what …