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The Creative Process
The Creative Process

The Creative Process – Like Baby, Like Book by Deborah Greenspan Babies and books: They don’t look the same; they don’t sound the same; and they sure don’t smell the same. … Read More »

Writing Dialogue for Scenes
Writing Dialogue for Scenes

Tips on Writing Dialogue by Deborah Greenspan Dialogue not only needs to sound realistic, it has to accomplish certain tasks and avoid certain pitfalls:  Dialogue creates immediacy and overcomes emotional… Read More »

Letter to the Thieves
Letter to the Thieves

An Open Letter to the Thieves by Deborah Greenspan Not so long ago, I came home from work to find that thieves had stolen the pillowcase off my bed, and… Read More »

How to Write Dialogue
How to Write Dialogue

HOW TO WRITE DIALOGUE SO IT SOUNDS REAL by Deborah Greenspan There's a lot that goes into writing a book, and learning to write dialogue is just one thread in… Read More »

Writing Therapy
Writing Therapy

Why Writing is Therapy by Deborah Greenspan For me, writing has always been therapy. From my first attempts at the age of eleven to relieve emotional pain through poetry and long,… Read More »

Ten Tips on Writing a Book
Ten Tips on Writing a Book

Ten Tips on Writing a Book by Deborah Greenspan The truth is if you think a few tips on writing a book will turn a non-writer into a writer, forget it.  However, if… Read More »

Happiness of Gratitude
Happiness of Gratitude

The Happiness of Gratitude by Deborah Greenspan Every year at this time, our schools ask our children to write an essay telling why they're thankful.  In second grade, my daughter wrote her… Read More »