November 2nd, 2011

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WritingExcuses 6.22: Continuing Education for Writers

WritingExcuses 6.22: Continuing Education for Writers

From http://www.writingexcuses.com/2011/10/30/writing-excuses-6-22-continuing-education-for-writers/

Key points: you need lots of practice to become a writer, but some pointers about the right things to practice can make it much more effective. Workshops, podcasts, online resources, books -- they can all help. Don't miss the Turkey City Lexicon! Learning new tools and using them consciously can be difficult -- it doesn't mean you should quit. Try focusing on three tools that you want to master, starting with the hardest.
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We are out of time. Mur, I'm going to go ahead and lean on you for a writing prompt.
[Mur] Of course you are.
[Mary] That's just mean.
[Mur] It is mean.
[Dan] It's cruel.
[Mur] Well, the writing prompt would be... Someone who wants to go to a writing workshop, but they get held up, unfortunately, by chicken and waffles. Whether that's really chicken and waffles, or metaphorical chicken and waffles, or what Dan thinks is a metaphor for chicken and waffles, that's up to you.
[Howard] Perfect. This has been Writing Excuses. Recorded in front of an empty hotel lobby in DragonCon. You're out of excuses. Now go write.