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Writers’ Wisdom

“Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.” William Strunk Jr. NMM Advertisements

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Writers’ Wisdom

“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” Richard Bach NMM

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Writers’ Wisdom

“You must be unintimidated by your own thoughts because if you write with someone looking over you shoulder, you’ll never write.” Nikki Giovanni NMM

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730 days of writing

Another year of writing for myself has come and gone, still the only resolution I’ve ever kept. But given the business I’m in, it’s a pretty darn good resolution to make my bitch, non? Like the year before it, I wrote something … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

“Words are a lens to focus one’s mind.” Ayn Rand NMM

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Writers’ Wisdom

“When I finish writing each day, to give myself a boost, I stop in the middle of a sentence. I heard Hemingway did that. When you sit down the next day, you begin immediately able to produce something, without that terrible … Continue reading

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Here’s to another 365 days

I saw this quote posted by several people on Facebook last night, and I think it’s just perfect for the plans I have for my writing in 2014. My main resolution last year was to write something for myself every … Continue reading

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