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Write What You Know. NO!, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Write What You Know. NO! There’s a rule that’s bandied around at writing conferences, via online courses, and in most of the books on writing technique. The phrase is used so often that … Continue reading

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Nature and the Creative Writer, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Nature and the Creative Writer The other day, my wife and I drove up to Fowler’s Hollow State Park, a 104-acre enclave on the edge of Tuscarora State Forest in Perry County. It … Continue reading

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The Best, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks The Best Recently, a former high school classmate contacted me and asked if I would be willing to review a story she was submitting for publication. I readily agreed and, soon thereafter, her … Continue reading

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The Truth About Revising, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Dear Readers: During the COVID-19 crisis, I hope you are practicing social distancing, self-isolation, and specific directives from the CDC and other medical professionals. It is certain that “we are all in this … Continue reading

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Refresh Your Creativity, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Refresh Your Creativity Who’s the most creative person in the world? A four-year-old child, of course! Four-year-olds are known for asking an endless array of questions (“Why is the sky blue?” “How do … Continue reading

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Resolution, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Resolution Like millions of other folks, you most likely committed yourself to some New Year’s resolutions—lose some weight, call your relatives more often, read more books, clean out the garage, or save money … Continue reading

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Imagine That! by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Imagine That! Last December, our son, his wife, and their 17-month-old daughter (Amelia) journeyed from Colorado to visit us for about a week. Since they were limited in regards to the number of … Continue reading

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Dedication, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Dedication Tubby, our cat of eighteen years, passed away on August 22, 2019. Tubby was my constant writing companion. Each morning at 5:30, he’d wait for me by the bedroom door. As soon … Continue reading

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The Kate Dopirak Craft & Community Award

Announcing: A Scholarship Award for Writers! What is it? The Kate Dopirak Craft & Community Award will provide full tuition to the Annual SCBWI Summer Conference in Los Angeles, CA, to the author of a promising children’s book manuscript. Every … Continue reading

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The Need to Read, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks WELCOME: What was formerly known as the “Navigating Nonfiction” column for this blog has now been transformed into the “Write Angles” column. Our intent is to offer readers a wider range of topics and … Continue reading

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