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Where an Author’s Time Can Go or Things I Learned in the Last 3 ½ Hours by K.D. Rose

I don’t always get caught up in information overload but at times I let myself because the info and the contacts are valuable resources. I’ve found that morning (my morning EST US) seems to be when everyone is at their springiest, postiest selves. So here’s what happened today and I hope you learn something new, …
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A DRAMATIST’S TALE: The Process of a Total Rewrite by Sally J. Walker

Any writer who thinks spewing a first draft will be sufficient is delusional. You may tap out those original words with passion and excitement, but eventually you must reread with a critical eye.  Does that sentence/speech/paragraph/page make sense?  Does it create an emotional response in the reader?  Could I shorten it for a more succinct …
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A DRAMATIST’S TALE: The Battle of Selective Hearing by Sally J. Walker

From the moment we are born, I believe, we practice “selective hearing.”  I think humans pick or filter out the sounds they specifically want to register on their consciousness.  Everyday sounds fade into the background of “white noise” that we don’t miss until it is no longer present.  City dwellers are stunned by the relative …