Category Archives: Writing

How My Writing Has Evolved Over The Last Decade

As I was doing my self-edits for Book 3, I was really struck by how my writing process has evolved over the last ten years, when I first was getting serious about writing. I wanted to spend a moment to … Continue reading

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November is for writers!

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)  is a huge phenomena in the writing word each November. The basic idea is to let go of your inner critic and write 50 thousand words during the month. While not every author participates, most … Continue reading

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You Are Worth It! By Susan Hanniford Crowley

There are a lot of photos of me with my long hair. There are those on Facebook showing my hair being cut into a page boy style. What you didn’t see was when I lost my hair. It fell out … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan: Criticism

Criticism : How to give it as a reader and take it as a writer. Raise your hand. Who here likes criticism? Be honest now. Some might enjoy giving it, but almost no one likes receiving it. Am I right? … Continue reading

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Navigating Different Creative Seasons

The weather is finally changing! (Was fall late wherever you live as well?) Watching the leaves slowly molt from green to brown makes me think about the different creative seasons in our lives. I know I tend to blog a … Continue reading

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Prepping To Find My Writing Rhythm

Did you hear that massive sigh the moment the clock switched from July to August? It would’ve been a mix of release, relief, and desperation. The sigh belonged to me. Growing up, I loved summer because it meant freedom. I … Continue reading

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At the Shore…

While many, perhaps even most, SMP Authors hit the Big Apple, networking at the RWA National 2019 Conference, I was walking on the shore at Cape May Point, enjoying birds, dolphins, and the hypnotic effect of waves. You see, I … Continue reading

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