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The Magical, Mystical, Multi-Dimensional Creative Process by Deborah Riley-Magnus

Where does it come from? The ideas? The overwhelming curiosity? The pull toward fruition all writer’s feel. Sure, we battle against project completion because of our fear of failure, or more likely, fear of success. That’s a topic for another blog. Today, let’s explore the extraordinary CREATIVE PROCESS. My theories about the writer’s creative process …
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SAY WHAT?   Cultural References in World-Building by Pamela Jaye Smith

I was recently at a pitch session where novelists and screenwriters were giving three-minute overviews meant to engage and interest publishers and producers in their novels or screenplays. Our task was to assess the pitches and offer comments and suggestions. What stood out were two pitches that did not give enough information about the world …
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Classes Starting the Week of July 1 & 8

Starting the Week of July 1 Tell the Whole Story: Editing for Content with Beth Daniels ~ July 1 – July 28 Cinderella at the Prom: How to do Write a Retelling with JoSelle Vanderhooft ~ July 1 – July 14 Introduction to The Writer’s Toolbox with Dawn Chandler ~ July 1 – July 28 Special Events, Programs, and Webinars starting this week WordWonders: Irene Roth’s Mentoring …
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Classes Starting the Week of June 24 & July 1

Starting the Week of June 24 Making GMC Work for YOU with Robyn DeHart Plotting and Planning: How to Write Your Cozy Mystery with Lori Devoti  How to Create & Use a Series Bible with June Diehl  Starting the Week of July 1 Tell the Whole Story: Editing for Content with Beth Daniels ~ July 1 – …