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Editors’ Picks of the Year: Notable Reads on WordPress.com

Posted December 17, 2014 by Cheri Lucas Rowlands

Popular posts and community favorites, published in 2014.

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What does it mean, to blog with an “authentic” voice ?

Posted December 11, 2014 by andrea tomkins

Watch out! I’m feeling introspective today! I was in a meeting last week, sort of a consulting thing. There were five of us around the table. We were talking about blogging, and reaching blog readers, when one of the people in the meeting turned to me and asked: “Why do you think people read YOUR blog?” […]

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The editor’s letter

Posted December 10, 2014 by andrea tomkins

One of the things I do in my role as editor of Capital Parent Newspaper is write an editor’s letter in every issue. It can always be found in its regular spot on page two. When I first came on board two years ago it was up to me whether I wanted to include something […]

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Books 26, 27 and 28

Posted December 2, 2014 by James Bow

While I consider myself a fiction writer first and foremost, it still gives me great pleasure to announce that my twenty-third, twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth non-fiction book for kids arrived in my hands earlier this week. These three books, part…

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On a Life Turned Somewhat Upside Down

Posted November 1, 2014 by James Bow

As you can tell, it’s been a while since I last updated this blog. I suspect I’m going to have to rethink how I address my blog, since most of my social media interaction has been on Facebook and…

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#WW #screenwriting #screenplay #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 37th: Voice Over

Posted September 17, 2014 by Anonymous

I hate voice over. But sometimes I use voice over. This is my burden. I’m not lying.  I really do hate voice over.  I recognize that many well made movie use voice over (Shawshank Redemption, Sunset Boulevard), so I am … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting #screenplay #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 36: Using CAPS

Posted September 10, 2014 by Anonymous

I have talked about how you shouldn’t use ellipsis and beats and “we see” and “is, as” and now today I want to talk about using CAPS in your writing. Based on my writings on the above mentioned topics, you … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting #screenplay #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 35th: Which came first, Character or Plot?

Posted September 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Building off my thoughts from last week I wanted to address an issue that causes a lot of problems in writing. Do you write a plot and populate it with characters?  Or do you write characters and give them something … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting #screenplay #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 34th: Unique Characters

Posted August 27, 2014 by Anonymous

Learned this from last weeks post.  The correct term to use when taking about material that has a copyright is to say “copyrighted material”.  Often this gets slurred into “copywritten material” however that would imply a root word of “copywrite” … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting #screenplay #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 33rd: Stolen Ideas

Posted August 20, 2014 by Anonymous

Have you noticed that this Blog has been posting twice on Wednesdays?  I’m not sure why there is a duplicate post a few hours after I post one, but I am working on fixing this.  I suspect I have messed … Continue reading

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