Fa La La La La. . . Christmas Carols for Writers

- by Emilie Richards

I don’t know why I’ve rewritten Christmas carols to be more timely for the publishing industry.  Why do writers do anything?  But here are two of the six I’m sharing on my website blog this holiday and at Reading Group Guides.com.   Happy Holidays.    Cover Art, the Romance Writer’s Carol sung to the tune of […]

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Do Not Forget To Live

- by Emilie Richards

When writers forget to live, their work but more important, their creativity can suffer. When your job becomes your life it’s time to take stock and reconnect with everything you’ve allowed to slip away.

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Herding Locusts

- by Emilie Richards

Put ten novelists in a room, add some wine and munchies and introduce the subject of Attention Deficit Disorder.  You’ve got a party.  You’ve also, quite possibly, got ten people who swear they have ADD themselves.  And maybe they do. But my point is not to diagnose.  Or even to point out that what we […]

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I See Danger, Romance and a New Publishing Contract

- by Emilie Richards

I just returned from a writer’s gathering in Sarasota, Florida. Not a conference, not a workshop, but a brainstorming group with four writer friends. We began this journey together several years ago, at first attempting to meet twice yearly but more sensibly cutting down to once when our writing—which is, after all, the point—got in […]

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