Monthly Archives: April 2017

Paradigm shift alert – for this site and for my life

I’ve moved this from my home page where it was originally posted February 1, 2017. The standard wisdom in the publishing world is for authors to avoid controversial topics on their websites and social media for fear of alienating potential … Continue reading

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Never Call Yourself a Writer, and Other Rules for Writing

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
By Shawna Kenney First thought, best thought; revise, revise, revise. Write first thing in the morning when the mind is alert; write at night and never while sober. Do it alone, in an office…

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Look what the wind blew in!

What fun to write my guest post for Patricia McLinn’s blog this past week, in a whirlwind trip down memory lane! I revisited one of my many past lives – this one as a police/fire/9-1-1 dispatcher in the late ’70s/early … Continue reading

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Seeing an Essay and My Father Anew

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
Gilbert’s father bought a great-great-great grandson of this legendary bull, shown in 1935 By Richard Gilbert Almost three years ago, I began writing about accompanying my father to buy a Hereford bull when…

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