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COLUMNS December, 2012


The Last Quill
Bitter Quill Time to say goodbye to one of our columnists. Jennifer reflects on her experience with IN and looks forward to more time with her novels.
By Jennifer Edelson

Pen IN Hand

Get A Clue
Pen In HandTry out the different areas of writing. Dabble, investigate, be curious. Discover what it is that you want to write. What appeals to you is probably what you'll be good at.
By Peggy Bechko

Write On!

Write Form
Write OnSitting at the casino waiting for his badge and first stint as a dealer, Ken Robinson considers the differences of various writing forms: novel, screenplay or script, and stage play.
By Ken Robinson


Writing INterruptus
INstruction Life will interrupt your writing. There are things that will demand your attention. Dealing with "writing interruptus" is a matter of attitude.
By Helen Dunn Frame

IN Her Own Write

Writing The Dreaded Synopsis
In Her Own Write Don't let the synopsis portion of submitting your work to publishers stand in your way. Understanding what the synopsis really is and following a standard format will set you on the right road.
By Anne R. Allen


Done At Last!
Bitter Quill Jennifer Edelson finds that she needs deadlines, preferably those held fast by an outside force. Without the defined end goal, she's lost in a never-ending field of editing and rewriting.
By Jennifer Edelson

Pen IN Hand

How Not To Query
Pen In Hand Avoid these 10 mistakes to enhance your chances with an editor or agent. Bottom line is be professional and to the point.
By Peggy Bechko

Pen IN Hand

Blown To Hell (Excerpt)
Blown To Hell"Easing away from the edge of the windwagon, Chance was keeping a wary eye on the Comanche warrior, preferring to let the kid facing him make the first move."
By Peggy Bechko

Write On!

Why Be A Writer?
Write OnYou do it for the money and fame, right? It can be, but Ken Robinson points out some other good reasons to hang in there with your writing while also keeping afloat.
By Ken Robinson


Photos Increase Sales
INstructionPump up your content with photos. With all the information available on the Internet and the fact that it costs nothing to delete the photos you don't like, click away with confidence.
By Helen Dunn Frame

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