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5 Elements for Building Picture-Book Characters: Choosing a Name

Names should be word pictures of the character. Michelle Knudsen named her character Big Mean Mike. Would Big Mean Joshua carry the same impact? What kind of character might you … Continue reading

February 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Writers’ Group, Contest Deadline, Early Bird Registration

The Freelance Marketplace Writers’ Group meets this Tuesday, August 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Barnes & Noble Bookstore. They meet the third Tuesday of the month to discuss the Business of Writing. The … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

2016 Writer’s Market Deluxe Edition

Breaking into the writing field is difficult when you don’t have an established network. At Writer’s Digest, they have been creating contacts with literary agents and publishers since 1920 in … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Article Writing

When you write a story you must be objective, truthful, and fair. Example: The first nearly 900 cubic tons of concrete was poured along a section of Detroit’s M1 Rail … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

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