Category Archives: Writing Behind the Scenes

Decluttering an Office and Finding Gold!

When this writer cleaned out her writing files, she found treasures and a note from a prominent Hollywood production office. Continue reading

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The Writer’s Journey Recommendation

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group August 4 question – What is your favorite writing craft book? And why? The Writer’s Journey Recommendation Ever since its publication in 1992 when I bought the book, my recommendation is and always has been … Continue reading

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She looks at me like I’m old news. I’ve seen that look before… Continue reading

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A Necessary Evil: Feeding the Writer

A Necessary Evil: Feeding the Writer…with a Chicken & Stuffing Casserole I’m one of those writers who wants to go into the kitchen and ten minutes later be eating a solid meal. Second to that, I’m good with a dish … Continue reading

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The Reasons Why I Write What I Write

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group November 4 question – Albert Camus once said, “The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” Flannery O’Conner said, “I write to discover what I know.” Authors across time and distance … Continue reading

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Characteristics of the Working Writer

What’s the difference between an aspiring writer, a hobbyist, and a working writer? Continue reading

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Wishful Beta Partner Thinking

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group September 2 question – If you could choose one author, living or dead, to be your beta partner, who would it be and why? This question has to be one of easiest ever. No thinking … Continue reading

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Gluten Glutton

The stuff that goes on Behind the Scenes of a writer isn’t just about the words, the creativity, or finding new and better ways to get one’s butt into the chair to do the work. To be effective Behind the … Continue reading

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