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Writer’s Mail
Tuesdays With Story
August 6, 2013

“You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.” – Jodi Picoult

Tuesday at Barnes & Noble…thanks Amber
Carol from 2nd and 4th visits with the group and shares her experience self-publishing her novel Asperger Sunset; overall, positive. Jerry and Amber bought their copies right then and there. Lisa has purchased it on Kindle (no signed copy for her.)

Lisa shares a chapter from Tebow Family Secret. Jerry wonders about there being wine in the library after Adam gives his speech. Alicia liked it and found one of the character in particular bold. Pat thought that three minutes of applause after the speech was too much and suggested that Lisa should go home and try clapping for three minutes because that’s a long time. She was disappointed when one of the characters offered another an internship after being so adamant about not starting a relationship with the person he is offering the job to. Judith got that the character was fighting his feelings, but Lisa thought she could beef that part up. Pat wondered if she could replace a reference to a real celebrity with the words, ‘movie star.’

Then Lisa shares her poem, Choir Practice at the Pool Hall with the group. Pat gives a shout out to Gwendolyn Brooks. (more…)

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