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Longbeach, Lyme, and Limericks

As I do every year about this time, I went this past weekend to a small writers retreat near Longbeach, Washington. “Retreat” is the right word for it, because it’s not one of those high-power writers conferences where you pack your day with classes … Continue reading

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By the Sea

 I spent the weekend at a small writer’s conference that was held on the Washington State coast, near Longbeach.  As you can see, the weather was beautiful – something we don’t take for granted here, especially in March.  Saturday’s schedule was … Continue reading

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Show and Tell

I’m teaching a class this weekend at a small writers’ conference.  The topic of my little one-hour workshop is “Show, Don’t Tell.”  I doubt Jane Austen ever worried about it, but most modern writers have heard this criticism enough to hate the … Continue reading

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