#IWSG–It can’t be true, but research says it is!
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#IWSG–It can’t be true, but research says it is!

This post is for Alex Cavanaugh’s Insecure Writers Support Group (click the link for details on what that means and how to join. You will also find a list of bloggers signed up to the challenge that are worth checking out. The first Wednesday of every month, we all post our thoughts, fears or words … Continue reading

Book Review: Meeting Prehistoric Man
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Book Review: Meeting Prehistoric Man

Meeting Prehistoric Man by GHR Von Koenigswald My rating: 5 of 5 stars View all my reviews Meeting Prehistoric Man (Thames and Hudson 1956) by GHR Von Koenigswald is a journey in discovery of early man as paleoanthropologists understood him circa 1950. Research was well-established in places like East Africa’s Olduvai Gorge  and South Africa’s Witwatersrand, … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Creative Nonfiction Writers

‘Creative non-fiction’ is defined by Lee Gutkind–founder of Creative Non-fiction Magazine–as “true stories well told.” The words “creative” and “nonfiction” describe the form. The word “creative” refers to the use of literary craft, the techniques fiction writers, playwrights, and poets employ to present nonfiction—factually accurate prose about real people and events—in a compelling, vivid, dramatic … Continue reading