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Editors on Editing: Discipline for Spring Writing

by Matilda Butler on February 28, 2011

Editors on Editing LogoPost #5 – Women’s Memoirs, Editors on Editing – Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler

[Kendra and I are the Co-Coordinators for Story Circle Network’s Editorial Service that gives you easy access to a team of professional editors. These editors are attuned to the stories women write — memoirs as well as fiction. Your manuscript deserves respect…the best treatment…and an editor who understands you. That’s why SCN Editorial Service exists. When you’re ready for an editor, we’re ready for you.

Mary K. Swanson is one of these professional editors and also a writer. She’s sharing some of her thoughts about writing as well as giving your writing prompts. Earlier today, she posted on Story Circle Network’s Telling HerStories blog about Prompts for Winter. In her post on Women’s Memoirs, she takes us into the discipline needed in the spring of our writing.]

DISCIPLINE FOR SPRING WRITING
Mary K. Swanson

Ripening mulberries

Ripening mulberries

It’s spring in your mind, and you don’t have enough time to record, much less write, all the ideas that are bursting from you. You handwrite the beginnings of a short story or novel or memoir vignette during lunch, or you remember that the statute of limitations has expired on your outbreak of high spirits in college, and you just can’t decide which succulent idea you should flesh out first.

Inspiration is intoxicating, but [click to continue…]

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“Following the Whispers” Memoirist Karen Walker Guest Blogs on Women’s Memoirs

by Kendra BonnettJuly 14, 2009
“Following the Whispers” Memoirist Karen Walker Guest Blogs on Women’s Memoirs

Karen Walker has written a guest blog for Women’s Memoirs that documents her efforts to learn her craft and publish her first book. We think you’ll find her experiences working with editors–two different editors–particularly interesting. This guest blog is in preparation for her July 22nd interview with Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler.

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