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Bad writing habitsBasics of writing

Do you write in afterthoughts?–Part 2

From Rick: I received some interesting comments on the previous post on this topic from my good friend and a fellow Director of Silver Pen Perry McDaid. Perry pointed out that I had erred in my statement “We generally don’t

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Bad writing habitsBasics of writing

Do you write in afterthoughts?–Part 1

From Rick: Exactly what do I mean by “writing in afterthoughts?” Consider this short scenario: (1) “How dare you call me a slut!” Sheila said, grabbing a plate and throwing it at me. “Well, what would you call having sex

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