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My writing partner’s view on our collaboration

Uh, Josh. About that…. I asked my former writing partner, Barbara Galler-Smith, to read and comment on my recent tirade about collaborations. I couldn’t think of anyone more uniquely qualified to add her two cents worth. She was not only kind enough … Continue reading

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My View on Collaborations

“Know whut? We should write a novel!” And thus, all too often, are collaborations born. How many times this has occurred is unknowable, although I’d guess the thought has crossed the minds of nearly every writer at one time or … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Collaboration

Sometimes, collaborating on a story is easy; sometimes it’s unbearably difficult, even impossible. And sometimes, it’s magical. My current collaboration is a perfect example. And because such magical opportunities are rare, I’m stepping away from my usual sort of post to talk about … Continue reading

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Readers as conspirators. How to write a novel — part 10.

Wait. What? Readers are supposed to conspire with writers? What kinda rubbish is that? The clever kind. The sneaky kind. The think-ahead kind. It’s a strategy any writer can use to enlist the reader’s aid in creating settings that resonate … Continue reading

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