Monthly Archives: December 2010

Writer’s Block Busters: Writing and Exercise

I’ve recently started to take my netbook to the gym. At first, it looked frightfully delicate amongst heavy equipment with intimidating names like Hamer Strength. But I bought it so I could write anywhere, right? I do a set of lifts (ten … Continue reading

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What do you write on?

I’ve always been a fan of laptops and likely wouldn’t enjoy writing as much without them. I love the portability, but with traditional laptops, the battery life always kept me searching for an outlet. Then along came the netbook. It’s little, … Continue reading

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Nook: What is the future for the ebook?

I recently bought a Barnes and Noble Nook–not wanting to see the death of the paper and ink, but needing the benefits the electronic format provided. I wanted to be able to carry a stack of books with me everywhere I … Continue reading

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Why attend SCBWI meetings?

Do you go to only the meetings with subjects that relate to your writing interest, or attend them all?  I personally like to go to every single meeting. Regardless of whether the speaker is a writer or illustrator of young adult, … Continue reading

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Critique Groups

Hi. This my first blog. I’ll be posting my trials, triumps and failures (hopefully few) for fellow writers to follow. My first bit of advice–join a critique group. It is the most powerful thing I’ve done for my writing. I … Continue reading

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