Monthly Archives: February 2012

Writing and Christmas

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Writing and Christmas

By Uncle Bill My niece Cathy has exposed me for the fraud that I am.  For years, generations in fact, I have been able to fool my family into believing I have talent. The trick has been working tirelessly on … Continue reading

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Creating a Civil Writing Group

Creating a Civil Writing Group.

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Creating a Civil Writing Group

By Catherine Hedge Following the advice of Charlene Newcomb, I get myself to a writer’s group every week.  We started with an incredibly strong leader who kept us in control, but that’s not always the case!  Spiteful, negative reviewers can … Continue reading

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Get thee to a writing group

by Charlene Newcomb Aspiring writers note: get thee to a writing group. Writing in isolation is like singing in the shower. There is no one there to tell you that you’re tone deaf. Well, unless you take communal showers…uh…let’s not … Continue reading

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Blog or Dog?

Blog or Dog?.

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Blog or Dog?

By Catherine Hedge These days when people discover time they didn’t have before, they often get two suggestions: 1.  Write a blog 2. Get a dog Both offer a way to fill time, as if that’s a problem.  They tell … Continue reading

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When I write, I have the Ultimate Power! by Catherine Hedge

When I write, I have the Ultimate Power! by Catherine Hedge.

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When I write, I have the Ultimate Power! by Catherine Hedge

I get to work with middle school students. I’m often asked to be a guest speaker as the resident “Real Writer” in my Midwestern school. Every time I present, I make students stand beside their desks and repeat after me, … Continue reading

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