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YOCR #12 – Art Before Breakfast

A very quick Year of Creative Reading post. As it turns out, even though I’m taking an online class with the Loft Literary Center, I have managed to read two books since the class started at the beginning of July. Admittedly, both were easy reads, which is why I could fit them in with the reading I’m doing for class. One book doesn’t really match the theme of creative reading. It is Jon Acuff’s “Do…

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Curious Puppy

I’m finding that my Loft online writing class isn’t taking as much time as I expected it would, which is a good thing. The Loft is obviously considerate of the fact that those of us taking its classes (especially the online ones) have lots of other obligations in our lives and need to fit our writing in where we can. I’m enjoying the class immensely and learning helpful ideas regarding plotting novels and stories, which…

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Blog on Pause

Over the next couple of months, my blog may be on pause, and for very good reason. I have signed up for an online class offered by The Loft Literary Center and will be occupied with reading and writing assignments. The class is called “Crafting Plots and Endings” and it’s being taught by Michael Noll, who operates the Read to Write Stories blog. While I do plenty of nonfiction writing and have dabbled in short…

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