Monthly Archives: February 2012

Go to This Novel Workout

I have not met Kevin McIlvoy but he comes highly recommended by a poet whom I both enjoy and respect.  If you are writing a novel and want a quality instructor, try this: Go to the Santa Fe Novelist Workout … Continue reading

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Listening to Armistead Maupin

Last night, Armistead Maupin was the guest speaker in the Denver Post’s Pen & Podium series.  He was charming and witty and as usual, I took notes as he spoke.  In keeping with my 2012 philosophy that everyone I meet … Continue reading

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Go Buy This Book!

Here is a message from my friend Leila.  Her book Gated Grief is a story of understanding and reconciliation with her father, a Jewish physician who helped liberate the camps in Germany at the end of World War II. I’m … Continue reading

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Now, We’re In Trouble

“Writing is refined thinking.”  Stephen King Ah, thinking.  Yes, it sounds like something we can do at the drop of  a hat.  “What are you thinking about?” mothers ask their children, spouses inquire of each other.  “A penny for your … Continue reading

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