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Take a walk with us. Last month the Dead Darlings team wandered the earth, summoned divine spirits, unearthed some ghosts and muttered magical incantations – all in pursuit of better writing. Here are some tips on how to make your words go the distance – in this world and the next:

 

X Marks the Spot
Lisa Birk looks at the importance of setting in Without Geography You’re Nowhere.

April 15, 2016 | The Editors at Dead Darlings

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“Did you hear that?” The Dead Darlings offices were filled with sound this month. Whether it was the productive click-clack of keys, the scratching of pen to paper or those voices in our heads – we picked up some rhythm and wrote these posts:

Listen to the beat

In Love and Its Representations in Literature Sharissa Jones explains how a syllabus full of love her get at the heart of her writing life while Bonnie Waltch juggled synonyms in Everyday Expressions of Emotion & Other Wearisome, Well-Worn Words 

Speak up

Michele Ferrari compares her experience with live story-telling to ...

March 18, 2016 | The Editors at Dead Darlings

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Over at DeadDarlings we’ve been embracing the fickle weather patterns by getting lost in good pages. Whatever mood you are in – ready for summer getaways or holding out for the last snow days of the season, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of our favorite posts from January.


Be a hero at home

February 19, 2016 | The Editors at Dead Darlings

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It’s a new year and around Dead Darlings headquarters, we are brushing off old things, learning new things, and thinking about a lot of things. We would like to wish everyone a happy new year filled with writing. To get those creative juices flowing, check out some of our favorite posts from December.

Learn Something New

January 15, 2016 | The Editors at Dead Darlings

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As we head into this year’s holiday season in New England, it’s kind of hard to imagine Santa’s sleigh going anywhere because it’s so, well, warm, kind of balmy even. So instead of hunkering down by the fire with your eggnog and waiting for the year to end, write! Dead Darlings has some good posts to help you get started.

Do Your Research

December 18, 2015 | The Editors at Dead Darlings

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