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“Visions” of Literature from TV

Back in the 1980s, while I stood at my workbench servicing people’s electronic gadgetry,  I used to wait for my favorite shows to appear on our local Chicago PBS television station. Both were shows about writing and literature. I devoured … Continue reading

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Podcasts on Writing

In between writing sessions there’s a lot of life to which we writers must tend. There’s commuting to work, trips for groceries, dental appointments, hair cuts…all sorts of everyday stuff we do, well, every day. Pile onto that the occasional … Continue reading

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Writerspark Moves to Google Groups

After more that 15 years at Yahoo Groups, Writerspark has made the move to its new Google Groups home. There are many reasons for the move, chief among them the multitude of unresolved problems suffered by members following some of … Continue reading

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Hard at Work on Ebooks

Been hard at work doing some formatting work on the 1,000 Days ebooks. Seems some devices play better with certain nuanced formatting elements, so I am doing what Smashwords calls the “nuclear option” on all four books. What the nuclear … Continue reading

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We’re Cooking at Smashwords

I have formatted and uploaded Your First 1,000 Days in Writerspark to the Smashwords online publishing engine. It whirred and whirred and whirred, then accepted my upload for publication. We await final approval before we are released to the likes … Continue reading

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Volume Four Goes Live!

The long awaited Fourth e-book in our 1,000 Days in Writerspark series has finally gone live! For those of you unfamiliar with this series, they are e-books each if which is crammed with 1,000 unique writing exercises (or prompts) which … Continue reading

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Lots Happening

Feedback is a good thing, and read/writer comments have alerted me to the handful of typos and other glitches missed during the editing process of the first three e-books helped to clean things up.  The initial three have now been … Continue reading

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Gone in a Blink, Literally

Years ago I heard a story of an author who had just completed her novel and, just days before her manuscript was due at her publisher, suffered a catastrophic computer crash and lost the entire book. She had not yet … Continue reading

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Why Exercise?

Whether you’re an accomplished writer or just starting out on your wordly path, there will be times when you either run out of ideas, are looking for something different to write about or simply looking for a diversion from your … Continue reading

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Your Second 1,000 Days in Writerspark Uploaded

Just completed work on my newest eBook, Your Second 1,000 Days in Writerspark:  One Thousand Tight Writing Exercises, Volume 2. Kindle, nook and PDF versions have been uploaded and should be available for purchase within the next 24 hours. All … Continue reading

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