Monthly Archives: September 2012

Writers Read: Books About Fall (and a bonus Apple Cider Recipe) by Jocelyn Koehler

Happy Friday and Happy Fall! Today author Jocelyn Koehler writes about books for Fall (and ooh, what delicious choices!) In addition, she’s giving away three ecopies of her spectacular book of fairy tales, The Way Through the Woods. Check out … Continue reading

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What do You Love? Planning Your NaNoWriMo Book by Rochelle Melander

Remember what it was like to be in love? I’m talking about those first few weeks or months, when you can barely last a day without each other. You’ll sacrifice work, food, friends, and even sleep to spend a few … Continue reading

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Write Now! Weekly Writing Tip: The List Book

Hello writers! Before I get to the tip, I have a few announcements for you. Write Now! Mastermind class. Our brand new series of Fall Write Now! Mastermind classes begins tomorrow, September 26, 2012 at 12:00 PM CDT! This month’s … Continue reading

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Writers@Work: Contests are one of a Writers Best Tools by C. Hope Clark

Today, I have a real treat for you. Our Write Now! Mastermind guest author, C. Hope Clark, blogs about contests! If you read this and want more information on making money from multiple funding streams, don’t forget to attend the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt: Dream Keepers and the Six-Word Memoir

In 2006, I started Dream Keepers, a writing group for at-risk tweens and teens in the city of Milwaukee. Here’s what my website says about the group: The Dream Keepers Creative Writing Workshop unites parents, teachers, and professional writers-in-residence to … Continue reading

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What Would You Give Up to Write? by Rochelle Melander

When I travel, I love reading USA Today. I always discover some little tidbit that gets me thinking. Last August, on the way home from our trip south, it was this question posed by USA Today Snapshots®: What would you … Continue reading

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Announcement: National Novel Writing Contest in Milwaukee

Hey Milwaukee Writers, I hope you’ll consider entering this fabulous contest at Boswell Book Company and then come to the event. There will be prizes for everyone who comes, chocolate, AND lots of tips for succeeding at NaNoWriMo this year. … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Books So Good They’ll Make You Cry by Sarah C. Lange

When I read this post last Friday, I went right out to the library and got one of the books. Now don’t be thinking I was hoping for a good cry. I was just hoping for a great book. (Though, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt: The Pray Rain Journal by Rochelle Melander

Early in August, Martha Beck wrote a column about getting rid of stuff. Since I’d been madly tearing through my house, dumping books and old clothes into bags, and tossing them in the car for delivery to Goodwill, I paid … Continue reading

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Choose YOUR Perfect Writing Project by Rochelle Melander

When I wasn’t traveling this summer, I was tossing. I’ve had this urge to get rid of old stuff—files, books, clothes, furniture, and even a few pairs of shoes. As I toss (yeah, I’m still at it) I know I’m … Continue reading

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