Monthly Archives: March 2011

You Know A Lot More Than You Think

One of the first pieces of advice any writer gets is to “write what you know.” Most writers, at least in the beginning, take this advice very literally. I’ve known more than one horse enthusiast whose portfolio consisted of specs … Continue reading

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An Uncomfortable Subject

If you look over to the right of this page, you’ll see a blogroll. The second link down is to Ken Levine’s blog. Ken is a former sitcom writer, and he tells a lot of stories about what it was like … Continue reading

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Taking Notes

I know a writer who is terrible at receiving notes. You can spend thirty seconds telling her that she might want to consider giving her main character at least one redeeming quality, and she will spend five minutes telling you … Continue reading

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