Monthly Archives: August 2012

I Found A Group That Fits

I am truly enjoying the Tuesday night writing group.  It varies from two to ten participants each week.  They’re welcoming and supportive.  When they give advice, it’s usually right on track.  The nice part about their advice is that I … Continue reading

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Open Mic Night

Last Friday, I got really brave and read a few segments from my book at the open mic night at Writer’s and Books.  The comments I received were positive.  I guess they heard me over the knocking of my knees. … Continue reading

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Reworking

I took the advice of one member from the Tuesday night group and reworked my short story.  I tried to add more detail and emotion.  I now realize that I don’t put enough of these two ingredients into my writing … Continue reading

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I JOINED THE WRITING GROUP

I took a chance on the local writer’s group and attended last Tuesday evening.  The first woman who showed up told me I was the most attractive woman my age that she had seen in a long time.  Now, who … Continue reading

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Past and Present Tense

There’s a lot more to writing than I ever imagined.  I just re-read one of my chapters and noticed I go from past to present tense quite frequently.  I’m going to look tense up on the Internet and refresh my … Continue reading

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Writer’s Group

I stopped in the local bookstore today to look for another book on writing.  I found one that I think will be interesting, Your Life As Story.  It might help me feel more secure about writing a memoir.  I keep … Continue reading

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