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What’s in a Name? 1920s Baby Names for Girls Rising in Popularity…Again!

  Ever met a Fern, an Opal, or a Zelda? Well, according to sites like cafemom, that might change this year. Roaring Twenties names for girls are back in vogue this year, and why not? There are tons of awesome … Continue reading

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CWC 2015 Lecture Notes: Michael Raleigh on Character and Dialogue

And now for something completely different! I know this isn’t really a writing blog per se, but I promised I’d share some of the lecture notes I made during the Chicago Writer’s Conference this year. Hopefully the fiction writers who … Continue reading

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