Happy New Year! What’s new in the Garden?

Happy New Year, Gardeners!  It's a great time to be in the Writer Zen Garden. Inside this blog: Prompt Circles are back - next one is Jan 21st from 2-4 at Open Books Walking In This World online workshop, Jan 22nd through April 22nd F.E.A.R.S. Workshop - Finish, Edit, Analyze, Research and Submit, Feb 5th to Mar 4th Dialog - Who Says What To Whom, March 12th to March 25th A to Z Blog Chal...
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Monday with Aunt Noony – and a Fireside Chat with Kimberley Troutte!

My friend, Kimberley Troutte, is up for several awards and I wanted to chat with her about the awards process and how it fits in with the rest of her writing. She was kind enough to take time out of her busy schedule to chat with me. Grab a cuppa and join me as I get to talk with Kimberley Troutte!ACN: Kimberley, you said you received word that your manuscript, Epicenter (also called Her Guardi...
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A New Book Is Born!

It’s hard to believe it. We wrote it, and edited it, and loved it into existence. Countless hours spent on the phone and in emails and chat, working and playing with it. We’ve created a whole world in Persis, one that is so real to me it seems as though I should be able to open a door and step into it like walking through the armoir into Narnia.Emerald Fire, the first in what we hope to be many...
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Wiley Wednesday: A Useful Tool

After taking a creative writing class last quarter, I was introduced to an interesting website that I think many people will find helpful.It's called Duotrope's Digest.It's free to sign up and you can essentially shop around your story for mainly online publications, I think. It allows you to shop by genre (really specific genres, too). You can also track your submissions, when you submit, where...
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