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Working As An Editor/Writer Can Be A Horror

I was going through my files today and I came across this article from 1996. It ran in a magazine called The Nightmare Express. Not only does it have some good information in it, it seems appropriate for the season. … Continue reading

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Developing your book marketing plan

Rosemary Hutchison talked to the Gettysburg Writers Brigade about the book marketing plans she has put together for her husband, Will. The one thing I noted about her talk is that she said a marketing plan forces an author to … Continue reading

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Let’s Meet at O’Rorke’s Eatery & Talk About Writerly Things – September 6

Happy Labor Day! I hope you are enjoying some time with your families so I’ll keep this short. Come on out and join the Gettysburg Writers Brigade at our meeting this week. If you’re a published writer or a new … Continue reading

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How to find your story

I’m trying a different type of post today. The Gettysburg Writers Brigade is a group of writers who both support each other and learn from each other. Our group’s founder, Will Hutchison, usually moderates discussions different topics. He also teaches … Continue reading

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Have you tried Scrivener?

I keep hearing about a program called Scrivener. The articles I read say that it helps make a writer more efficient. Has anyone here tried the program? It’s not expensive, so that’s not what is holding me back. I just … Continue reading

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Your writing doesn’t suck. Your story does.

I am reading a book called Story Fix by Larry Brooks. I’m still in the early part of the book, but I read something that resonated with me. Brooks said that over the best years, he evaluated hundreds of stories … Continue reading

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A painter’s writing commandments

Henry Miller, a painter and author from the 20th century came up with 11 writing commandments. Here are the commandments. Work on one thing at a time until finished. Start no more new books, add no more new material to ‘Black … Continue reading

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