Some of the first things new writers are told is to write what you know, and to show, and not tell. Russian playwright and author Anton Checkhov is credited with having said “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show … Continue reading
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Guest Blog Post Announcement – 20 May 2013 I am proud to announce the publication of a guest blog post on TheWritePractice.com website. Showing, not telling, is the mantra I use with my students in the first months of teaching … Continue reading
When I reached out to the website offering reviews of science fiction by new authors, I hoped to get back something I could use, something that would help me market my eBook. Instead, I got a cursory glance at the … Continue reading
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