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JOURNEY TO PLANET WRITE: Chasing the Past
by Tyrese Coleman In elementary school, I won a
medal as my first and only writing prize. I had created a picture book called Shirley’s Blocks about a girl named
Shirley who wished for a set of blocks for her birthday. Or, maybe it was Christmas—plot is not...

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JOURNEY TO PLANET WRITE: Never Too Late, Never Give up
b y Gay Degani My novel,  What Came Before , took more than twelve years to write. I’m not bragging
about that. The book is under 300 pages and not a deep philosophical treatise
on man’s inhumanity to man. There are no white whales, no Dublin boarding
house...

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Up at Words in Place Clifford Garstang shares his Journey to Planet Write!

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JOURNEY TO PLANET WRITE: Straight Lines Are Boring
by Clifford Garstang Some days I envy the young writers who,
right out of college, sit down to write their first novel and never stop
writing. How much they could accomplish over a career of forty or fifty years!
If only I had been able to do that! But most...

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Up at Words in Place Rachael Warecki shares her Journey to Planet Write!

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JOURNEY TO PLANET WRITE: No One Has Told Me to Stop
by Rachael Warecki Last night, I sat down
on my floor, opened up the binder that contains approximately 370 pages of my
novel-in-progress—all of one draft and the first third of another—and wrote a
summary of each scene on color-coded index cards. As I’d le...

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JOURNEY TO PLANET WRITE: From Peanuts to Programming to Plotting
by Sybil Johnson The first thing I remember
wanting to be was a cartoonist. I spent hours drawing the Peanuts gang, copying
what I saw every day in the comics of the newspaper, dreaming about
creating my own strip one day. As a kid, I never once
thought abo...

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JOURNEY TO PLANET WRITE:
by Sara Lippmann “You should only listen to yourself, that’s your only
job, really, as an artist, even if you are completely wrong, that’s what an
artist does, listen to one’s self.” Gael Garcia Bernal in Mozart in the Jungle If you haven’t seen Mozart in t...

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JOURNEY TO PLANET WRITE: The Day the World Ended
by Walter Giersbach My
world had no endings when I was 13 in that Oregon farming and logging town.   Only beginnings.   Fields and groves were endlessly green,
streams flowed forever and asphalt roads led to new sights.   Life was a page of Dylan Thomas’s p...

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Len Joy shares his Journey to Planet Write today from Iron Man to Boswell to Building a Birdhouse!!! Check it out, leave a comment, share with Renaissance men and women everywhere.
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