Writing The Personal Essay

Isn’t it interesting that I’ve been writing about flash non-fiction – and encouraging readers of the Art of Extraordinary Writing to try their hand at the form – – and a week later I receive a press release about an author who “breathes new life into a neglected form through masterfully crafted, universally relatable, and deeply […]

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My Story and an Invitation

When I was ten I wanted to be an archaeologist. I’m not sure if it was the idea of climbing through ancient ruins or the thought of making a world-shaking discovery that became my carrot; whichever it was, it didn’t happen. Instead I fell in love with the power of words andwent on to become […]

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San Diego winter sky #writerslife

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On my #morningwalk #writerslife

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A #writerslife must include a cat #Hipstamatic #Tinto1884 #DTypePlate

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Bent’s Old Fort – an Exercise in Chatting About Something Fun

I read an article today about 40 blog post ideas for writers. You’d think, as writers, that our brains could create dozens of blog ideas, but yes, we do get stuck. That’s why I picked #1 on the idea list – writing about a vacation. I choose a trip along the Santa Fe Trail to Bent’s […]

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Just Released – Book for Authors of Fiction and Non-Fiction

My Facebook friend and colleague, Michelle Campbell-Booth and I just released a book we’ve been working on for the past several months. Make Your Book Work Harder is all about increasing your income by publishing your books on multiple platforms. In addition, we’ve added lots of cool services and sites to help maximize your promotional […]

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