M E Fuller

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Week 37. Starting again, again.

Hi, everyone. If you’ve been following this blog, you know that writing a novel is a new enterprise for me. I’ve always written stories and poems and ad copy. I’ve never attempted anything like assembling words into a flow for…
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Week 31. Recap from Cirenaica writing weekend.

Welcome back! I know, I know, it’s Tuesday, not Sunday. Before sharing my experiences at Cirenaica (sarah-neye-kah), I needed some thinking and recovery time. I’m awake now and exploding with thoughts and notes for you. The intention behind this year-long…
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Week 17. Art Presentation.

I like it and that’s enough. With the advent of the World Wide Web as a marketplace for all, there is little need any longer for excellence in craft or practice. All you truly require is an internet marketing genius to…
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Week 16. How to approach art galleries to show your work.

Is there an art to it? I do not have my artwork in a gallery.  I’m still slogging away on my first novel. Until that is in the hands of beta readers, it consumes my every day, and I don’t…
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Week 15. Possibilities.

Possibilities. We need them! This week I was going to talk about how to reach out to galleries with your work, but I’m going to shift gears. I had an experience earlier in the week that so completely altered my…
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Week 14. Building your resume.

Good grief! It’s week 14! …and nearly February 14 which has been set aside as a day for love. Spring fever is sneaking up behind the faltering frigid temperatures up here in the northern lakes country. I can feel it….
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Week 13. Residencies and Retreats.

The magical week 13. I don’t know how magical it is, but it is the thirteenth week that we’ve been working together to reinvigorate your creative career and reignite your artistic spark. Since it’s only six weeks before spring begins,…
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Week 12. Grants.

You’re back! I didn’t see a lot of activity last week. I hope that’s because you all got lost in the many learning opportunities shared here. Review. Since the beginning, Greyhairs Rising has been with you as an assist to…
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Mind Maps. How to imagine your story, and more.

At Saturday’s Brainerd Writers Alliance meeting, one of our members, Bev Abear, shared her notes from a weekend workshop with Sheila O’Connor. The theme of the workshop was “Dream the Scene.” Ms O’Connor shared her thoughts on how to approach…
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