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The War of Art

There is an acronym which some writers bandy about like badminton birds at a summer picnic: BICHOK (butt in chair, hands on keyboard). The idea is that with enough BICHOK, through good writing days and bad, you will complete any project. I agree, 100%. Yet, my last two months would be better described as HOKNWN: … Read more

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Here’s to the ones who dream

Saturday Night Live did a skit a few weeks ago called La La Land Interrogation. Aziz Ansari is brought in for questioning after he tells his date that he thought La La Land was ok, but he didn’t love it. The disturbed officers put the pressure on: they need answers. Aziz confesses that he doesn’t remember … Read more

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Not all of us left our imaginary friends behind in kindergarten. For Susan, part of the fun of writing historical fiction is it makes her feel like she's spent the day with her characters, in Colonial India or Victorian England.

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