Scarlett Letter Blog

Getting to the End

Posted Mar 13 2018

We have all heard the famous saying, “A journey of sixty thousand words (give or take) begins with a vague idea, a blank .doc file, and a sheen of panic sweat.” Actually, I kid. For me, the first pages of a draft are the easy ones — the exciting moments where ideas are fizzing, but […]

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Image-ination

Posted Jan 26 2018

Hi, it’s your VP of Communications, back from the busy for a new post. Tara Settembre’s presentation at the January meeting was an amazing dive into the ins and outs of social media — especially considering how the field continues to change. One highlight of her talk was how image-driven social media is. But where […]

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Happy New Year!

Posted Jan 1 2018

Best wishes to all our members for a happy, healthy, creative, and prosperous 2018!  

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Romance in Your Ears

Posted Dec 27 2017

I hope everyone had a great holiday! Last week, I was on a deadline, but this week I’m back. (You can hear the pitch revving up: “Who wants to write a guest blog?” I’d like to feature tips for writing in some of the different subgenres.) When I took breaks on my deadline, I was […]

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What’s your name, man?

Posted Dec 13 2017

Our holiday party was a flaming(o) success!  Seriously, there were so many flamingos, from the 2-foot-tall flamingo statue to the flamingo music box to flamingo statues, ornaments, and the like. It was wonderful seeing us all celebrate ourselves as TARA members. The gift I received stole also included a book on character naming by Sherrilyn […]

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