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Hard Won Writing Pointers

Old writing adage:  “I am not I, he is not he, they are not they.” Never mention anything until it’s necessary. Then do so as obliquely or as concisely as possible. Pick a single story line to follow through. A … Continue reading

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What Goes Up

Joe Turner carried an apple crate into Eddie’s that night.  He hefted it up onto the bar, then climbed onto a stool.  He put his elbows on the bar and said, “Draft.” Eddie, the bartender, broke off a chat he’d … Continue reading

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