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In the beginning…

The best selling book of all time starts with those words. It’s as familiar and enticing as “Once upon a time…” inviting you to enter another life, another time and place. Call me Ishmael. It was the best of times, … Continue reading

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Show Don’t Tell—Not Just for Novels

It’s Valentine’s Day and you suspect a simple statement of love won’t win you any points today. The writers’ adage of “Show Don’t Tell” is true for love as well as for novels. Roses or chocolate? Too cliche. Be creative. … Continue reading

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