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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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On Creating the 1,000 Days eBooks Series

Not that all four of our current 1,000 Days in Writerspark eBooks are published on several key eBook outlets, I thought I’d take a moment to exhale a bit and explain a bit about the process that got us to … Continue reading

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Finally: My Author’s FB Page!

After much study and chewing over how to pursue a social media presence to promote our ebooks and upcoming works, I finally decided that a Facebook page separate from my personal space is the best way to go. Click on … 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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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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Volumes 1, 2 & 3 Now Available!

All three volumes of  our 1,000 Days In Writerspark series are now available for purchase for nook™, Kindle™ and in PDF format. Click the eStore button above or click eStore to select your format and browse our selection. Each eBook … Continue reading

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“Your First 1,000 Days in Writerspark: One Thousand Tight Writing Exercises, Vol. 1″

I’d like to announce the eBook debut of our first in a series of eBooks that will share the more than 3,400 exercises that I created for my Writerspark online creative writing group. Volume one, which contains our first 1,000 … Continue reading

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