The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers ~ Dec. 2009/Jan. 2010

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The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers Newsletter--December 2009/
January 2010

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THE SCRIPTORIUM NEWSLETTER Dec. 2009/Jan. 2010

>> EDITORIAL

Facing Adversity...
http://www.thescriptorium.net/editorial.html
Writing can seem like a chore...until you can't do it...

>> ON WRITING

Zero to One Column: Focus
by Chuck Heintzelman
http://www.thescriptorium.net/scriptorium/zerotoone.html
Learning to focus on several levels can improve your writing...

Zero to One Column: Seven Things I Learned From NaNoWriMo
by Chuck Heintzelman
http://www.thescriptorium.net/scriptorium/zerotooneB.html
Taking on a challenge can yield some valuable insights...

What's a "Platform" and Why Does a Writer Need One?
Article by Nina Amir
http://www.thescriptorium.net/scriptorium/on_writing.html

Self-Editing Success - How to Edit Your Own Writing
Article by Melinda Copp
http://www.thescriptorium.net/scriptorium/on_writing2.html

Goal-Setting For A New Year
Article by Sherry D. Ramsey
http://www.thescriptorium.net/scriptorium/on_writing3.html

>> ARTICLES

Links to articles on story phases, endings to avoid, submitting
in Canada, and finding your themes.
http://www.thescriptorium.net/scriptorium/articles.html

>> READING

Reprints of three favorite writing books, for anyone reading this
with gift-giving in mind...
http://www.thescriptorium.net/scriptorium/reading.html

>> WRITERS SHOPS

Don't miss this month's great deals and new items!
http://www.thescriptorium.net/scriptorium/shops.html

>> CREATIVITY

Fire up your brain with exercises on checkout conversations,
holiday hibernation, and a photo prompt.
http://www.thescriptorium.net/scriptorium/creativity.html

>> MERCHANDISE

Looking for inspiration? Check out new designs at The
Scriptorium Shop, http://www.cafepress.com/thescriptorium

>> PLUS gift ideas for writers, and be sure to take this month's poll...

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The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers
ISSN 1492-949X
http://www.thescriptorium.net
Sherry D. Ramsey, Editor & Publisher
Julie A. Serroul, Associate Editor
Chuck Heintzelman, Columnist

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