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Writer’s Gold

That’s what I call it, “writer’s gold,” when you meet someone who enjoys your writing. Writing is such a solitary art. It’s ceremonial. Writers have their traditions, habits and rituals. For me, it’s turning the lights low, getting a cup … Continue reading

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Arts Life — Dispatches From The Trenches #4

Here’s the final dispatch in this series (until we learn more)… the last part of Why Should Anyone Give A Rat’s? Advice Gleaned From The Gatekeepers: 3) Know who you’re talking to. Before you submit a story idea or send … Continue reading

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Arts Life — Dispatch From The Trenches #2

Let’s call this one Why Should Anyone Give A Rat’s? A conversation I had with someone at a gallery today brought back conversations I’ve had in the past with “gatekeepers,” the people who decide whether or not to cover something. … Continue reading

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Arts Life – Dispatch From The Trenches

Mark and I once attended a panel discussion for writers on gaining attention for projects from the media. Editors, news producers, and people who were good at promoting their projects talked about how to approach the media when you want … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

I have fond memories of Trick or Treat. I could only do it when I was very young as we moved after that to several places where we had no close neighbors, but when I was five, Halloween was a … Continue reading

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