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Sunday Style: Writing Fears

The last workshop in the series Bob Mayer taught at the Bellevue Library was an introduction to one of his longer workshops, the Warrior Writer. It’s a weekend-long workshop, so he only skimmed the surface in the two-hour session this … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Central Idea

I signed up for a five-week FREE series of workshops at the Bellevue Library with local author, Bob Mayer. The first session was on Tuesday and covered the original idea for a piece of writing. (Bob focuses on fiction, but … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Narrators

This week, the workshop I’m taking was focused on the narrator. One key learning for me about the narrator is to actually refer to the person in a personal essay as the “I” narrator. Duh! In retrospect, this makes a … Continue reading

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Q&A with Jennie Shortridge

In November, I met with author Jennie Shortridge for an interview about her most recent release, When She Flew. During our discussion, I was primarily focused on the how and why behind Jennie’s decision to write this novel which is … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Crafting the Short Story

My next-to-final session at the WOTS conference was Crafting the Short Story. I came away with some good information about the elements of a story, as well as ideas for how to get words on the page. The instructor began … Continue reading

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