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24 writing prompts to get you going on your memoir

I meet with my writers’ group once a month; we share our writing, critique each other, laugh, eat, and love being together. We schedule and coordinate our monthly gatherings using a Facebook group where I’ve been dubbed honorary President. (It’s because I have…

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How to overcome the curse of knowledge in your writing

We are plagued with information imbalances. Have you ever tried explaining a grammar concept to a non-writing friend and it just doesn’t stick? “Passive sentences start with the BE-VERBS. It’s the be-verbs!” “Bee verbs?” Confusion. “You should have used lay, not lie.” “All…

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