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Advice For Submitting Short Stories and Articles

On this, a Free Week here at 4F,1H, I thought I’d expound on a question that was asked of me last week about having articles and short stories published. Poets could also benefit from a few of the easy ‘helps’ … Continue reading

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Guest Writer/Editor Barb Goffman

Today my guest is writer-editor Barb Goffman. Barb and I met online and I was thrilled to be able to meet her in person this past summer, although the visit was not long enough. Barb is a multi-award winning mystery … Continue reading

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Guest: Geoff Rodkey!

Today it is my delight and honor to have the writer who has been at the top of my guest-wish list for a long time: Geoff Rodkey.   If you are not immediately familiar with the name, I know you … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Tracy Weber

Today I would like to welcome author Tracy Weber. I met Tracy online through mutual friends and bought her first novel for my yoga instructor… Why? Because my instructor and I had a conversation about how she found herself solving … Continue reading

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Pitch Perfect

This week we are asked to give an ‘elevator pitch’. I am at a loss to fully understand this choice. An Elevator Pitch, is a short, strong, (hopefully convincing), speech given to a person in position to further your story … Continue reading

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Would You Read My Book…Please?

I like to meet people, and normally I’m not too shy to strike up a conversation. I’m even fairly comfortable speaking in front of groups, having spent many years teaching and conducting workshops. But trying to convince someone to like … Continue reading

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