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The Editing Cycle #12 – We Can’t All Be Batman 7

The Editing Cycle #12 – We Can’t All Be Batman

  “I’m whatever Gotham needs me to be.” ~Batman We Can’t All Be Batman In this week’s edition of The Editing Cycle, we take a closer look at the boundary between learning or copying...

The Editing Cycle #11 – Bake a Cake 0

The Editing Cycle #11 – Bake a Cake

  Bake a Cake Some of you might think it was very naughty of me not to write anything for last week’s session, but was it? Or was I preparing for a lesson that...

The Editing Cycle #9 – Strengths and Weaknesses 6

The Editing Cycle #9 – Strengths and Weaknesses

A master swordsman does not choose to fight with a bow, unless he is a fool. Strengths and Weaknesses This week I want to know all of your strengths and weaknesses and you’re going...

Have You Thought About This? : Diversity in Literature 14

Have You Thought About This? : Diversity in Literature

Let’s get this out of the way. I am white. I am white and I grew up in bland Midwestern America. I love my hometown and the place that I’m from, but it’s bland...

Have You Thought About This? : The Three-Pointed Balancing Act 0

Have You Thought About This? : The Three-Pointed Balancing Act

The more I review, the more a trifecta of necessary elements calls my attention and gets my mind stirring. You’ve read them. The “un-successes”. The moments of a novel that are all imagery —...

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You Scream, I Scream: NaPo!

Ladies and Gentlemen, we’re here again at our favourite time of year: NaPo! All through April I’ll be joining you in the delicious pursuit of 30 poems! One for every day of the month,...

Have You Thought About This? : Warming Up 2

Have You Thought About This? : Warming Up

It’s a pretty standard aspect of any skill. Before you go for a long run, you take a warm-up walk. Before you go on stage to belt out opera to a full stadium, you...