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First Drafts and Burn Piles

Are freak snow storms and first drafts the same? To me they are. Once upon a time on an October day, my sunny oasis was visited by a weather front. Weathermen and women (so as not to be gender biased) … Continue reading

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Iron Sharpens Iron

Picture the common stereotype of the writer. There he is, hunched alone over a typewriter, cigarette smoking in the ashtray on the right, half drunk glass of bourbon on the left. She is sitting up late at night staring at … Continue reading

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Resolutions

 By Lisa Dunn Rock Hill Chapter Co-Leader I never make New Year’s Resolutions. I’m simply not good at keeping them. That doesn’t mean, however, that I can’t appreciate a good list of “things you should do” or that I’m not … Continue reading

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Creating Dramatic Stories, One Word at a Time

Crystal Klimavicz Board Member from Daniel Island Chapter  Writing books is easy, right? It’s simply a matter of crafting literary prose that will inspire, creating amazing characters, and writing stories that will change the world. All a writer needs to … Continue reading

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