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February 9, 2011
Writer’s Mail
by Cathy Riddle

Quote of the Day…
From The Weather in Berlin by Ward Just: “Much later, Harry told his son to listen carefully always to the stories that people told. Listen to the words and the music, too, the cadence. That was the way you came to know people, by the stories they told and the manner of their telling. When you listened hard enough, the stories became yours. A story belonged to whoever could tell it best.”

Jazz up your profile photo…
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Fifth Tuesday…
March 29 at Booked for Murder.

The writing challenge: interview one of your characters—major or minor, you pick—and distill that interview down to a dynamite piece of no more than 500 words.

The writer of the best wins a critique of the first 50 pages of her or his novel by Madison College creative writing instructor John Galligan. And dinner with John at one of our finest restaurants, too. (more…)

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