Author Archives: DrEMiller

About DrEMiller

K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.

Markets For Writers

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
This week’s market is for the novelists. The Exeter Novel Prize is open until 1st January. They’re looking for the first 10,000 words of an uncontracted novel, together with its synopsis. All genres are accepted bar…

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Monday Motivations

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
Happy Monday! Here’s a little challenge for you: Write a story or poem on the theme of darkness. How you interpret the theme is up to you. Last week, your challenge was to write about the…

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Markets For Writers

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
My market this week is for the sci-fi and fantasy writers. Writing Magazine is holding an Other Worlds Short Story Competition. The closing date is 14th December 2016 so you still have time to get your entry…

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Monday Motivations

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
I hope the start of a new week is going well for you. Here’s a little challenge for you: Write a story or poem on the theme of the cold. It doesn’t have to be about…

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The Break of Dawn and Descriptive Dissonance

In a book I’m reading–Wicked Appetite, by  Janet Evanovich– I came across the following passage.  The sky was growing brighter by the minute with the promise of sunrise… It made me think about sunrise here on our tiny island of … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
Happy Monday to you all! I hope you had a good weekend. The thing that struck me when I went out over the weekend, was the glorious colours of the leaves – the rusts, mustards, golds,…

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EDITING 101: 11 – Using a Thesaurus…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Originally posted as the Dun Writin’—Now Whut? series on this blog, EDITING 101 is a weekly refresher series for some of you and brand new for others. Courtesy of Adirondack Editing Using a Thesaurus When…

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Why I Ditched My Blog Sidebar – Guest Post…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
I took a two-week break from posting on my own blog a few months ago. In that time, I was refueled with post ideas but I also had the opportunity…

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happy happy me

Originally posted on Libby Sommer, Author:
Me and Gwen Bitti, Committee Member SWW It was a great honour to be awarded the Society of Women Writer’s Fiction Book Award 2016 for my debut novel, My Year With Sammy (Ginninderra Press)…

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A Printing History Timeline Infographic…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
From Visually.

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