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Reflections, ramblings, inspiration. For technical help, head on over to the Writing Tips area of the blog, or click here to learn more about the blog.

All the things I didn’t say at the writing conference, part one

I participated on a panel discussion with two wonderful writers, Cindy LaFerle and Claire Charlton, at the Detroit Working Writers annual conference on Saturday, May 21. Our panel description: Creative Non-Fiction: How to Write Rock Solid Feature Stories and Essays. All three of us are freelance journalist-types who either write features, magazine-style essays, or both. We slanted […]

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London and Paris, Part Three

Time to wrap this up for all seven readers: I love and adore you. Thank-you ever so kindly for reading. Places that were closed but still worth visiting Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey on Christmas Eve. The Louvre, closed on Tuesdays. Worthy London subway stops if you like gobs of people and shopping Get off at […]

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London and Paris, Part Two

So where was I? Oh, yes, the trip. Let’s break it down into categories. Mass Transportation I like subways. I think they’re fun. So I didn’t mind that our apartment in London was far enough away from the main attractions that we needed to hop on the Underground every time we went out. It helped […]

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London and Paris, Part One

I thought I better blog about our trip to London and Paris before I don’t. Because it’s easy to procrastinate about the very thing that makes a good story. Because writing is hard. So is blogging. But son-of-a-gun, I’ve got thoughts, people, thoughts! And I’m gonna share them. We were there visiting our daughter who […]

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