Which type of writer are you?

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In preparation for the Write-to-Publish conference, I visited the Web sites of several publishers that were to be in attendance there. An editor from Pray! magazine (also representing its sister-publication Discipleship Journal) was on the schedule, so I visited the site to review its submission guidelines. This is how the…

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Today is June twenty-third-rd

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Yes, I am a grammar geek. I admit it. And I am tortured by what I see. As I begin my blogging life (I’m just 1 week old), I must post an official comment on the format of the date for each post. “June 23rd, 2007” What’s with the “rd”?…

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How do you ‘Learn the Craft’?

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Tell me, how do you learn the craft?  It’s easier than I thought. And more difficult. Learning the craft of writing requires my whole heart. That’s simple, but it’s not easy. I just attended the Write-to-Publish conference in Wheaton, Illinois. It was fabulously intense, challenging, and motivating. One of the guest speakers was…

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Scratching Upon the Walls

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Why I Write For some time now I have wrestled with my writing. Not merely to get the words out and on the page, but I have also wrestled whether or not the words should be there at all. I have wondered if the world needed yet another person’s scribblings…

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Avoiding the first post

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Hi, my name is Erin, and I’m first-time blogger. Now that that is out of the way . . . This blog has been in existence for just a few days now. I’ve been busy creating the structure, filling the pages a bit. But no entries, until now. Funny, seeing…

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