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Building a World in a Hurry

This morning we’re looking at another effective opening.  Like last month’s example, the first scene isn’t simply dramatic but introduces a likable character (named November) finding a moment of peace in an otherwise miserable life. But even more, it introduces readers quite effectively to an alternate metaphysics.  Note how the …

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How to Choose the Perfect Chef’s Knife

Choosing the best chef’s knife for you is so much more than, well, just choosing a knife. There are so many things to consider: comfort, durability, material – the list goes on.  Which is why we think this video from Epicurious is so straight up useful. In it, Will Griffin …

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The First- Versus Third-Person Debate

A few months ago, in response to a personal conundrum I shared with you, we debated the merits of wrestling a novel that wanted to be written in first-person into third, and whether that would be wise from a marketing perspective. Positions were expounded, personal research advanced, and a few …

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The Week in Bites | 15 April 2018

Farming with Fischer This week at Fine Dining Lovers we kicked things off with an exclusive interview with American chef, farmer and writer Chris Fischer. Fischer spent years fine tuning his skills at resturants like The River Café in London and Babbo in New York City. Now, he’s settled into …

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Anne Greenwood Brown and COLD HARD TRUTH

Congratulations to WU contributor and multi-published author Anne Greenwood Brown on the publication of her fifth YA novel, COLD HARD TRUTH, which released on April 3rd! Anne, who also writes adult romance under the pen name “A.S. Green,” has four novels coming out this spring/summer from three different publishers. She …

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LEWIS ROAD CREAMERY MILK TASTE TEST!

This is a non sponsored video. I’m joined with my friend Corey Lupton where we chit chat and try out the new flavoured milk on the block. Lewis Road Creamery has 3 new flavours, chocolate,… source

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The University of Baltimore Tour

I did this video for VisitMyBaltimore. I figured I’d put it up here too. If you want to see it on VMB.com go to http://www.visitmybaltimore.com/video/328/ Also, turn up the volume. It… source

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