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The Friday Fishwrap: Fails The Turing Test

Touring Turing Take a spin around the World Wide Web today and tomorrow and you’ll see many different posts about the amazing yet far too short life of Alan Mathison Turing. The Alan Turing Year: 2012 marks the celebration of the life … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Goes Chumming

The sign over there says it best…  We get so easily distracted by social media in its many forms that we often procrastinate about doing the one thing we really need to be doing. We become so obsessed with keeping … Continue reading

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LIke Shooting Fish In A Barrel: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics

According to a report on Galleycat this morning, there are 335,924 people on LinkedIn who list “blogging” as one of their skills. They also have 1.5 million users who have listed “writing” as a skill while 824,000 added “editing” and … Continue reading

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And now a word: On Fiction Writing

Several years and millions of words ago, an idea was borne from thought to reality by the efforts of handful of writers who believe in their craft: a place where people serious about the craft of fiction writing could gather … Continue reading

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I Hate First Drafts

I freely admit it! I Hate First Drafts… because they suck!  Whether it’s your first or your fiftieth novel or novelette or short story or… It makes no difference. When you’re busy writing it, you’ll think its the most brilliant and original … Continue reading

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Is Your Book Ready for School?

Dear author, Are you planning on reaching out to schools with your books? Teacher/Author Natalie Dias Lorenzi, whose new book FLYING THE DRAGON will be released on July 1, 2012, has some questions for you to think about. Read more at EMU’s … Continue reading

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One of Our Own

The January Flash Fiction Challenge Winner @ Open Book Toronto was On Fiction Writing’s  very own Wendy Swore, for a marvellous confection titled:  STROKE .Enjoy!

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