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by JudySauer
Wed Sep 09, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Writing Basics #2: Beware of Adjectives and Adverbs
Replies: 129
Views: 96975

Re: Jan's Writing Basics #2: Beware of Adjectives and Adverb

Hi Jan. This is a great first topic that Cinnamon Bear suggested I start with after she critiqued one of my writings. My modified story reads: After a long day at work, an exhausted Jan walked into her house. She slipped off her shoes and headed toward the kitchen. She wanted a cold soda and somethi...
by JudySauer
Mon Aug 31, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--BE A BETTER READER
Replies: 26
Views: 12880

Re: Be a Better Writer--BE A BETTER READER

Cinnamon Bear
I found it!! DUH! Message link was right where I never looked before.
Judy
by JudySauer
Mon Aug 31, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--BE A BETTER READER
Replies: 26
Views: 12880

Re: Be a Better Writer--BE A BETTER READER

Cinnamon Bear, I read your PM last night right before I went to bed. Now I cannot locate it. It's not in my regular PMs. Your thoughtfulness and kindness are greatly appreciated, and I plan to follow through. Now if I can just find that PM. I have Ocular Myasthenia Gravis (form of muscular dystrophy...
by JudySauer
Sun Aug 30, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--BE A BETTER READER
Replies: 26
Views: 12880

Re: Be a Better Writer--BE A BETTER READER

Hi Jan, I have tried to glean storytelling from audiobooks. This is an area that needs shoring up. I can tell, tell, tell, but show seems to be a challenge. I copy my text into Natural Reader then close my eyes and listen to see if my writing paints a picture or shows a story. Perhaps so, however, o...
by JudySauer
Sat Aug 29, 2015 11:48 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--BE A BETTER READER
Replies: 26
Views: 12880

Re: Be a Better Writer--BE A BETTER READER

My reason for not reading is due to sight issues. I listen to audiobooks, however they often make me fall asleep, or I get bored from listening after months on end. I understand your philosophy. If I could read more I would certainly heed your guidance. Perhaps this medical condition is why my writi...
by JudySauer
Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Top 15 Finalists - 2014 Page Turner Contest
Replies: 10
Views: 6594

Re: Top 15 Finalists - 2014 Page Turner Contest

Congratulations Top 15. What an accomplishment. Cannot wait to hear who is #1.

To the 30 remaining submitters, we won too, simply because we participated.

Kudos all around.
by JudySauer
Sun Sep 21, 2014 10:41 am
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--WRITING IN DIFFERENT TENSES
Replies: 14
Views: 9842

Re: Be a Better Writer--WRITING IN DIFFERENT TENSES

Thank you for this 'pot of gold' need-to-know information. Tenses are my Achilles Heel. I will refer to this often.
by JudySauer
Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:54 pm
Forum: Christian Writers' Groups
Topic: St Louis, MO ??
Replies: 2
Views: 4791

Re: St Louis, MO ??

Hi. Took a bit to find your response. Thanks for replying. Because of vision limitations I cannot drive out that far. I'm by JB bridge and driving to Olive/270 area is my limit. And daytime driving is another limitation. If you're ever interested in getting together to discuss writing projects, insp...
by JudySauer
Fri Feb 21, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: Christian Writers' Groups
Topic: St Louis, MO ??
Replies: 2
Views: 4791

St Louis, MO ??

hello fellow writers

looking to join a group in the St. Louis, MO area

Do any exist?
If so, are they during the day?
I can't drive past dusk

Judy
by JudySauer
Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for DEAD END Challenge
Replies: 6
Views: 2335

Re: Winners for DEAD END Challenge

Congratulations to all the winners, highly recommended, and Editor's Choice selections for topic DEAD END. Thanks to all those who read my article and commented on A Million Different Reasons . Your constructive feedback helps me improve as a writer and communicator. All words of encouragement are a...
by JudySauer
Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:12 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Rankings for LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL
Replies: 5
Views: 2117

Re: Highest Rankings for LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

Hello.

Curious to learn how Highest Rankings are determined. Is this based on number of times an article is read? If not, by what criteria is used?

Thanks!

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