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Shevi Arnold
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Geek Goddess, writer, illustrator, humor & creativity expert, lover of all things geek
Geek Goddess, writer, illustrator, humor & creativity expert, lover of all things geek

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Things to Do in Jerusalem in the Summer of 2017
There are so many fun things to do in Jerusalem this summer, but unfortunately no one seems to have assembled an easy to understand site of events with correct dates, locations, costs, and so on. One site, Janglo , has a few good articles about events that ...

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Where in the World Is Shevi Arnold?
Hi, everyone! So I haven't been blogging for several months. Here's why. Whenever my life takes a turn, I like to look at where I am and ask myself how I got there. Was this my goal when I started this path? Is this path bringing me closer to my goal? The p...

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Tired of Microsoft Office Word putting ugly green lines under your beautiful words? Here's how to fix it #AmWriting  #WritersRoad

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Are you writing fiction or blog posts? Is Microsoft Office Word telling you contractions are a problem? Incomplete sentences are a problem? And other things that are stylistic choices you're free to make as a writer are problems?  No, the rules of writing h...

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Words for Nerds #AtoZChallenge--Z is for Zigzag (the easy way to bust that cliché!)
I’m about to
give you a piece of advice I got from an agent at a SCBWI New Jersey workshop.
The workshop and one-on-one critique with the agent cost me a nice bit of money
and a trip to Princeton, but I’m about to give it to you for FREE! How lucky
does tha...

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Words for Nerds #AtoZChallenge--Y is for YA (an interview)
Shevi: Hi,
YA! YA: (Continues
to text on her phone, her face partially hidden behind her hair. She shrugs.) Shevi: We’re
here to set people straight all the mistaken assumptions they have about you. YA: (Pausing
but not looking up from her phone) Yeah! Peop...

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Words for Nerds #AtoZChallenge--X is for eXtreme Writing (the ONLY way to write)
Improv says
you have to “commit 100%.” One of my
rules of comedy is that you should, “take it as far as it will go. All the way
up to the edge . . . and then push.” And as I’ve
told members of my critique group (please excuse the PG language), “Don’t do any...
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