Monthly Archives: January 2015

Writing Description Readers Won’t Skip

You know how lots of times when you’re reading your eyes glaze over and you have no idea what the last paragraph was about? Odds are, the paragraph was descriptive. Either long-winded, or boring, or both. My last post was … Continue reading

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Favorite Bits From Other Writers

Now and then I jot down passages I especially like. Sometimes it’s a life-lesson sort of thing and sometimes it’s a description that catches me. Today I’m going to share some bits of description I admire. From Joanna Bourne’s The … Continue reading

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LIVING A DOUBLE LIFE AS SLAVE AND REBEL

LIVING A DOUBLE LIFE.  January 8, 2015,  is the 204th anniversary of the great slave revolt of 1811. Daniel Rasmussen’s excellent book, American Uprising, The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt, chronicles the times, the events, and the people … Continue reading

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Don’t write what you know Part II

Don’t write what you know Part II I subscribe to an online thing, Advice for Writers, that comes to my email daily. It’s great. I recommend it to anyone who is writing or wants to write. Or may will write … Continue reading

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