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The Laws of Writing

I wish I could engrave this in every writer’s mind. Basically, it’s a simple tenet: you have to know the rules before you can break them. But let’s skip the “breaking” part and realize that we must know the rules. … Continue reading

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Critique Sting

Not long ago one of my local friends asked if my critique partners lived in town. “No,” I said, “they’re all out of rifle range.” Folks who read my Facebook page know the exact day that little exchange happened because … Continue reading

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Does the Critique Have Merit? II

Pick a business, any business, and I can promise this will be true: There are those who know what they’re doing, and those who only think they know. The same is true in writing and editing. In Monday’s post about … Continue reading

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