Category Archives: Writers Conferences

Life or Death Writing Prompt and an Upcoming Convention

In addition to writing and living life, writers are always studying the craft of writing. One of the hardest scenes to write is a convincing moment involving life or death. I was reading recently that the death should be either … Continue reading

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How Much is Your Dream Worth to You?

I’m a published author. I’ve been traditionally published in fantasy years ago in anthologies. I’ve been published by two small publishers in romance, and I’ve republished books when I have received the rights back. Quite a while back, I was … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs – Part 2: Business Cards

Often when going to conferences, giving readings, workshops and talks, there is one piece of paper that makes an impression in addition to your books.  I’m going to show you a progression of business cards I’ve had so far as a … Continue reading

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Reading at Albacon: Oct 18-21

by C. Margery Kempe Our fearless leader, Susan Hanniford Crowley, and I will be heading to Albacon this week. We’ll be taking part in a lot of panels about writing and reading, trends in speculative fiction and the overlaps with … Continue reading

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Writing More: Enthusiasm

by C. Margery Kempe Not long ago I wrote a piece for another blog about my basic rule for writing more, in which I gave my standard advice to myself: shut up and write. I can say that to myself. … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs, Part 10 – A Great Writers’ Conference

I’ve been to a lot of conferences and workshops in my life.  When you find that conference or workshop that really works for you, you hold on with both hands. Connecticut Fiction Fest is the one that made the difference … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

by C. Margery Kempe WHAN that Aprille with his shoures soote The droghte of Marche hath perced to the roote, And bathed every veyne in swich licour, Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his swete … Continue reading

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