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By Judy Reeves

ISBN-10: 1577311000

ISBN-13: 9781577311003

Playwright and editor Judy Reeves has taught writing, led artistic writing workshops, and took part in writing teams for years. A Writer’s e-book of Days is a compilation of all that she’s realized from getting jointly to jot down with other folks. She says, “the publication happened simply because I observed the adaptation ongoing, standard perform can make in a writer’s life.” perform makes ideal, and this ebook makes perform effortless by way of delivering writers and would-be writers with stimulating subject matters, important guideline, per thirty days guidance, dozens of inspiring charges, writerly lore, and assistance for certain writing classes equivalent to marathons, cafe writing, and alternative ways to make the paintings of writing extra artistic and enjoyable.

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They are all guaranteed to work if you give yourself over to them, trust the process, and follow your pen. During the months of writing this book, a recurring fantasy appeared. It was this: At a certain hour on a certain day, everyone who was using this book would look up the topic for that day. And for the next eighteen minutes, all of us just-beginning writers, longtime dyed-in-the-wool writers, wordsmiths, amateurs, professionals, cynics, and true believers all of us would sit down, open our notebooks, and write together.

Alfred JaCoby, who has known me all along, for his unflagging friendship and enthusiasm. Drusilla Campbell, good friend, confidante, and colleague. Ray Bruce, who cofounded The Writing Center with me and whose encouragement and support long before and forever after have been as constant and solid as the mountains where he lives. My children and their children where love has found a home Chris and Stephanie, Alexandra and Andrew, Michael and Matthew, my daughter Amy, who fills my heart, and her partner, Paula.

You'll find out how to build your own writing community and how to say yes to the Muse. Tips and how-tos help you discover places to practice, reveal what matters to you as a writer, and show you how to translate real life into fiction. Easy-to-use checklists expose the telltale signs that let you know when the critic, the censor, or the editor are having their way with your writing. Subjects are cross-referenced so you can easily find related information. " This monthly feature brings to the fore such unlikely information as how these writers courted the Muse to what they dreamed about and how they supported themselves on their way to becoming full-time writers.

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