Tag Archives: Writing

Lest We Forget


It’s been 45 years since I was in elementary school, but there’s one thing that probably hasn’t changed in the meantime.  I’m sure that children still procrastinate on their homework projects and come to their parents for help at the … Continue reading

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What to expect at a Pitch Slam with literary agents


I was in LA for a writers’ conference a couple of weeks ago and the big event of the weekend was the Pitch Slam. For those of you who aren’t aware of what this is – or what’s involved – … Continue reading

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The Look Challenge


Today I’m taking up the Look Challenge, sent to me by one of my favourite authors, Sylvia Morice.  Here are the basic instructions for this challenge: Scan your book and find a place where you used the word “look”. Not “looked”, or … Continue reading

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