Editing: Pay Now or Pay Later

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It happens every time. OK, nearly every time. I unwrap the book-size package and am soon holding the dream-come-true from one of our Beachside Writers workshop students: the memoir that they’ve worked on for years, finally out. I’m so proud … Continued

> Beachside/Yachats 2016

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Award-winning authors Bob Welch (nonfiction) and Jane Kirkpatrick (fiction) join print-on-demand specialist Roger Hite for Beachside Writers Workshop’s flagship event of the year. The three-day workshop will inspire, inform and affirm you as a writer, whether you’re just beginning or … Continued

Ten ways I’ll survive Ducks’ loss

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It’s easy to play the “what-if” game when we feel we’ve been the victims. But it’s just as easy to overlook the times the “what-if” game gave us an opportunity we might not have had: to be on the nation’s largest stage as one of the last two teams out of 128 still standing.

Two Words of Advice: Stop it!

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We were going around the room, introducing ourselves at a recent writers workshop I was leading, when one of the attendees got negative about herself. I listened to this woman — a two-time winner of our Metaphors Be With You … Continued