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Saying “Yes” to Saying “No”

Today is my last day as webmaster for SouthWest Writers (SWW). Tomorrow I’ll begin a semi-sabbatical for the remainder of the year. Not a rest from everything, just from taking on new responsibilities. A sabbatical, I suppose, from saying “yes.”

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Write, Regardless

Publishers want to take chances on books that will draw a clamor and some legitimate publicity. They want to publish controversial books. That their reasons are mercenary and yours may be lofty should not deter you. ~ Harlan Ellison

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The Benefits of a Genre-Specific Critique Group

If you’re blessed, as I am, to have some of the best critique partners…, you undoubtedly realize the benefit of having a watchful pair of eyes to run over your manuscripts, a merciless tongue to point out the weak points,

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Accomplish Your Writing Goals With Camp NaNoWriMo

If you’re looking for a way to kick-start a writing project or get into a writing routine, Camp NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a great place to do both – and it’s free. NaNoWriMo has always been about helping

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All who wander are not lost. ~ JRR Tolkien

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