Tag Archives: nonfiction

Make Numbers Come Alive by Laura Laing

True confession: I have a huge math phobia. My dad’s a math professor, but no matter how he explained complicated concepts, it didn’t make sense to me. In college, I finally got interested in math when a teacher talked about … Continue reading

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Manuscript Makeover: A Checklist for Nonfiction Articles by Rochelle Melander

Writing without revising is the literary equivalent of waltzing gaily out of the house in your underwear. —Patricia Fuller Last week, my dogs went for their regular grooming session. I was amazed at what they were able to do for … Continue reading

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#WritersRead: Books That Nudge by Rochelle Melander

Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly. —Francis Bacon Although I devour mysteries and novels, I also like to have a nonfiction book around to nibble at. Here are a … Continue reading

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Writing in Short Form: the Power of Flash Nonfiction by Christi Craig

For today’s Wednesday Writing Prompt, I’m delighted to welcome Milwaukee-area writer Christi Craig. We met for coffee recently, and we talked about a passion of hers, flash nonfiction. She’s here to tell us more about the genre and challenge us … Continue reading

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Writers@Work: Writing Cookbooks by Maggie Green

  Writers@Work: Writing Cookbooks by Maggie Green For my 18th birthday my boyfriend gave me a copy of the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook. It’s possible another teenaged girl may have felt insulted to receive such a gift, but I … Continue reading

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The Collection Book by Rochelle Melander

Are you a collector? As a child, I collected rocks. I was so dedicated to my extensive collection that when we moved to a new house (which we did often) or a new town (which we did once), I packed … 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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#WritersRead: Change-Your-Life Books by India Powell

I like books that provide ideas and tools to transform my life. India Powell writes a lovely blog about creating balance in daily life, Lightswitch Life. I am delighted to welcome India to the Write Now! Coach blog to recommend … Continue reading

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Question Everything

I’m delighted to welcome to the blog my editor and the March Write Now! Mastermind guest, Melissa Anne Wuske. I met Melissa just about a year ago, when she began editing my book, Write-A-Thon. Melissa has great advice for all … Continue reading

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The Project Book

In 2002, when Julie Powell began her Julie and Julia blog project, cooking 524 of Julia Child’s recipes in a single year, the project book was a fairly new idea. The Julie and Julia book was published in 2005, and … Continue reading

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