Writers’ Conference Tips

Many talented people have given advice about attending writing conferences, but they always leave out a few tips.  Here are some nuggets of wisdom that I learned the hard way: Agents don’t like high-fives.  They’ll leave you hanging, big time.  They especially hate “good game” fanny pats, even after a …

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A Different Perspective

My 10 year old daughter learns differently than most. She frequently shifts my comfortable outlook on life with her unique perspective. Daughter: Where’s Mommy? Me: Upstairs getting ready for church. D: How do you know? M: She told me. D: How do you know she’s not lying? M: Because we’ve …

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Hearing Voices

My older daughter asked me if it was weird that she “radio/TV announced” in her head during some activities, as though an announcer and a crowd were watching.  An example: “She really nailed that piano piece, did she not?  A commanding performance!” I told her it wasn’t any weirder than …

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That is Whacked

So are whacked-out crazy but addicting shows whacked-out by design?  If so, they’re genius.  Take Dragonball Z-Kai or Teletubbies or that old cartoon with the writhing talking flute or Mr. Rogers creepytown trainville with the red-nosed lady or man puppet (I never did know which).  Ok so that last one …

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