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Friday, August 12
Aaron Sorkin On How To Write A Gripping Monologue
Today I want to talk about how to write a gripping monologue. And who better to turn to than Aaron Sorkin, master of the monologue. A...
Monday, August 8
Stephen King’s Best Advice For Writers
Today I continue my previous discussion of Stephen King’s book, On Writing . (see: The 5 Best Books on Writing ) At the end of my la...
Thursday, August 4
Writing Prompt: You Are Lost
Before I jog, I warm up by stretching. Before I begin my writing day, I often warm up by completing a writing prompt. For a year or so I ...
Monday, August 1
The 5 Best Books on Writing. First Book: On Writing by Stephen King
If I could only recommend one book on writing I wouldn’t hesitate. It would be Stephen King’s book, “ On Writing .”...
Friday, July 29
Weekend Reading: The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins
I've been falling behind on my reading and thought I'd try something new. Weeks (months?!) ago I swore I would read "The Gir...
Thursday, July 28
Write Now: Finding Inspiration
“ Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to...
Monday, July 25
Write Now: Let Go of Perfectionism
We want certain people to be perfectionists. We want them not to rest until their work is exactly right. Brain surgeons, chemists, genet...
Friday, July 22
Never Give Up Your Dreams
Our dreams define us. They make us who we are. Maybe your dreams are quirky—square blocks that can’t fit in the world’s round holes. T...
Tuesday, July 19
How To Write A Product Review
I’ve talked before (see Links , below) about how I write a critique, but I’ve never written about how I do a general review. Time to chan...
Thursday, July 14
How to write a blog post
I’ve been away from blogging for a while so I sat down and, feeling rusty, thought about the characteristics of a good blog post. What...
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