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You can visit my Writing Life Blog at http://dallaswoodburn.blogspot.com/ I also blog weekly at Day-by-Day Masterpiece.

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Guest Post by Debra Johnson

Art With Books by Debra Johnson You know what? I was going to write about all the art that people physically do with books. You know what I am talking about. Those cool sculptures created with bound together used books, or … Continue reading

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NYWC Ten Under Ten

I’m really delighted to be sharing these poems with you all today as part of Write On’s partnership with NYWC and their Ten Under Ten Series. I know you will enjoy these amazing poems written by kids under ten years … Continue reading

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Interview with Tracy Krauss to celebrate the launch of her new book WIND OVER MARSHDALE

  Tracy Krauss is an author, artist, playwright, director, worship leader, and teacher. Originally from a small prairie town, she received her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Saskatchewan. She has lived in many places in northern Canada with her … Continue reading

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Insights from warm, witty & wise best-selling author Jess Walter

  A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting best-selling author Jess Walter when he came to give a reading at Purdue through our Visiting Writers Series. I was part of a group of MFA students who got … Continue reading

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Will you join our Indiegogo Campaign to help produce my play in NYC?

Hi everyone! A couple months back I shared the exciting news that my play “A Frog in Boiling Water” is going to be produced in New York City as part of the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival! (Read … Continue reading

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Interviewer with Author & Publisher Alfred Martino

I am thrilled to welcome Alfred Martino to the blog today! Alfred’s debut novel, Pinned, was published in 2005 and was chosen as a Jr. Library Guild Selection, Capitol Choices nominee, and nominee for YALSA’s Best Book For Young Adults. … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Kay Winders

Tips for Creating a Successful Writers’ Group  by Kay Winders A writer’s group is a great tool for helping you grow as a writer. A good group can hold you accountable for producing more work, can inspire you to do … Continue reading

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Interview with best-selling author & screenwriter William Martin

I am so thrilled and honored to have William Martin as a guest on the blog today! He has written ten novels, an award winning PBS documentary, book reviews, magazine articles, and one of what he calls “the cheesiest horror … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Karen Smith

Inherited Habits:  Know When to Honor Thy Father and Mother  by Karen Smith We all derive some of our personality from our parents, and some of it from rebelling against them. It’s a healthy, dialectical process: we get to choose … Continue reading

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