How to Start Writing a Book

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Sometimes I blog for published authors. Sometimes, for those who’re sitting on a finished manuscript and scared witless about the next steps. And sometimes I blog for you–the one who just wants to know how to start writing a book. … Continued

How to Grow as a Writer

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Do you want to grow as a writer? I hope so, because we all should. Heck, think about how different the world would be if all human beings were focused on growth instead of comparison.     Let’s be honest: … Continued

Plan a Writing Staycation

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Writing staycation?   I have a romantic daydream that I like to revisit. In it, I’ve rented/borrowed a small cabin on a high Appalachian ridge. The only traffic is the mail carrier, who comes at two o’clock each day, and … Continued

Best of 2019

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Year’s end is always a time for reflection at Cole Smith Writes creative headquarters. (That’s code for my spare bedroom a.k.a. my office and where we keep all the extra quilts…) What did you love to read on the blog … Continued

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