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By Jane Sandwood 05/21/2018 It’s no secret that the job market today can be tough. With almost 7 million unemployed Americans competing for new jobs, it’s more important now than ever to make yourself stand out from the rest of the hiring pool. This can be even harder in the writing and journalism fields, where you’re competing with […]

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By Dawn Field 05.15.2018 What if you are one of those people who knows ‘there’s a book in me?’ Congratulations. Just having a book-sized idea is an achievement. But nothing feels better than getting it down on paper and out the door. For some, the process of getting a book out the door is short […]

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The Writing Challenge Hello All, We’re excited about the upcoming writing contest. We published two polls last week, one for readers asking about their favorite genres, and one asking writers which genre they would like to write about. So far, there is a close tie between memoir and fiction in terms of the writing contest which is […]

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  By John Wayne Powers I often tell people I didn’t earn a Bachelor’s degree in English and instead wound up with one. There was never a plan to write for a living and there still isn’t. I enjoy writing and may try to publish a fantasy novel one day. It is already written but feels […]

The post John Powers writes about writing: UBG (Ultimate Bad Guy), RH (Reluctant Hero), WWG (Woman with a Gun), or DD (Dude who Dies) and so much more appeared first on Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog.

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Two Drops of Ink 2018 Writing Contest Marilyn and I have been talking about doing another writing contest. Our readers and writing friends ask about it quite often in emails and comments. We’d like to get your thoughts about what you’d like to do. We’ve had such a great time with these contests and huge participation. Last year, […]

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By Martin Jim McFadden 05/08/2018 On the 29th September 1993, I finally admitted to myself that I needed professional help and medical assistance to help ease the pain and the horrors that awaited me. I had made the firm decision to quit drinking and detox and I knew I was in for a rough period. I […]

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By Terry Gassett 05/04/2018 I have always been fascinated with everything about writing: the creative process, the mystery of words, the etiology of words. Words open up our world, infuse new ideas into stale thinking, introduce us to people we didn’t know existed, and transport us to places we might otherwise never get a chance […]

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By Dawn Field 05/02/2018 Editor: “That’s a plunk.” Author: “A what?” Editor: “It’s a cool idea, but you just ‘plunked’ it into your manuscript I’m reading for you. I can see that a mile away.” Author: “Yes, I put it in right before I submitted. I didn’t have time to weave it in.” Editor: “Weave? […]

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By: Marilyn L. Davis   Contradictions Make Scott Who He Is “If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.” […]

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Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air. ― Carl Sandburg E Z P Z   Never mind the cosmos, have you ever seen rushing suitcases wheeled frantically through downtown bus terminals? Picked up and dragged against the smug face of gravity when they will not […]

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