Getting Creative With The Truth

Tips and Tools of the Trade: Notes from the Writer’s Workshop (Part 2) (Please see yesterday’s blog for an explanation and introduction.) From the presentation “Creative Nonfiction” Prior to working as an editor, I was briefly a staff writer for our publishing house – churning 3000 word features on everything from road maintenance safety to heavy […]

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Telling Tales and Spilling Secrets

Tips and Tools of the Trade: Notes from a Writer’s Workshop (Part 1) Sadly, the economic downturn killed one of the most valuable programs offered by my hometown’s continuing education program – a mini writer’s workshop.  The workshop – designed as a one day distillation of the larger, week-long writer’s conference hosted by the city […]

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