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Brainstormer Book Release!!

Congratulations to one of our amazing Brainstormer crew – Liz Czukas!! Her debut novel, Ask Again Later, was released today!! Go and buy it RIGHT NOW: Amazon: http://amzn.to/1ghrhqx Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1fRLN2j Indiebound: http://bit.ly/1nFr3M3

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Down “Write” Funny – Mentorship

So, I fancy myself a bit of a mentor. *snort* Okay, so I blow a lot of smoke out of my cake-hole and pretend it’s important manna from writing heaven. It’s called fake confidence. I have loads of it. If … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – So 2013 wasn’t The Year

So 2013 wasn’t The Year. Wasn’t My Year. Oh. Well. That doesn’t mean I’ve quit. (It may mean I’ve been lazy, but this isn’t a confessional, so blah.) I had a lot of bright, shiny moments in 2013 that kept … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – How Does Band Compare to Writing?

So I’m trapped at yet another one of my spawn’s high school required viewing events. This time, it’s a band concert. I’m scrunched into an auditorium chair clearly built for teenage bodies, playing with my phone like every other parent, … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – Physical Therapy for Writers

I’ve been gone awhile. Did you give a shit? No? Me neither, so there, blah. It’s my blog and I’ll do what I want. This summer has been filled with my physical issues finally put to rights. Health trumped blogging. … Continue reading

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Writer Websites: Using WordPress to Make Your Site

Originally posted on Liz Lincoln:
A few different writer friends have recently asked about creating a writer website. So I’m quickly sharing my very limited knowledge. It seemed a blog post was a better way to reach multiple people asking…

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2013 is THE Year!

Happy New Year!!! Let’s hope you all managed to survive it. If not, hair of the dog, yanno. Cheers! Me? I spent NYE crippled and useless from tramping through one too many Disney parks. I have sent hubby and spawn on … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t it be great to have a jolly, old elf pop in and edit your manuscript for you? A little holiday cheer, for all you writers out there: The Write Before Christmas [Yes, Virginia, I wrote this myself.] ‘Twas the…

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Down “Write” Funny Friday – In Defense of Ripped Bodices

     Tell me, exactly, how one ‘rips’ a bodice? Any Renaissance Faire junkie or historical writer who’s worth her knickers knows bodice parts contain some sort of kryptonite where ripping is concerned.  And isn’t that a contradiction of terms if … Continue reading

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