Monthly Archives: February 2013

Owls, Livestock, and Book Reviews

Want to know my opinion on book reviews? Of course you do. That’s why you’re here. After reading all the links on the topic over at Literary Citizenship, I realized that a lot of people have a lot different opinions … Continue reading

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Monday Quote: Hemingway

“If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed.” ― Ernest Hemingway Hard to add onto or disagree with Hemingway. But I’m going to try to add how I feel about this quote … Continue reading

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Carolina Drama – The Raconteurs

When I’m doing daily writing, it’s nice to listen to something that has a prepackaged story–kind of like the old writing exercise of sitting in a public space writing descriptions of people. I have a few favorite songs that tell … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions!

What you, my few followers, may or may not know is while I’m a writer, I’m also a co-managing editor, along with the legendary Catherine Roberts (if you haven’t heard of her now, you will someday), of a small creative … Continue reading

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Exercising Writing Muscles

“Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.” ― Jane Yolen Lately … Continue reading

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Friday Music & Carolina

Firstly, context: I big part of any literary thing I do, whether it’s writing, reading, or editing, is the music I listen to. When I write, for example, often whatever I’m listening to will influence the voice or style of … Continue reading

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