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Julie Luek

I am a freelance writer published in regional and national magazines in the process of expanding my writing horizons in the world of fiction. I love the outdoors and enjoy mountain life in Colorado.

Jan
9
2013
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Meet Sunny Frazier, Acquisition Editor and Author

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We all read conflicting information about the importance of blogging and building platform. Sunny Frazier, both author and acquisition editor for Oak Tree Press offers her perspective on this issue.

Jan
8
2013
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The Landscape of Creativity

Written by Julie Luek

As a guest on Joseph Schwartz's blog, I describe how the mountains and lifestyle of Colorado influence my writing. How does your environment influence your writing?

Dec
20
2012
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Ruminating

Written by Julie Luek

The end of 2012 is the perfect time to chew on what you did well, what you'd like to improve. What have you learned as you ruminate on the year? What will you change or take with you into 2013?

Dec
12
2012
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Name That Fear!

Written by Julie Luek

It's easy to let the fears and insecurities of writing become a tune we just can't shake. Learn to identify the fear before it takes hold and give it a new name.

Dec
12
2012
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Guest Blogger Jeff Hargett Pens a Letter To Santa

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What's on Jeff Hargett's wish-list to Santa? A couple really great critique partners would be perfect. Through a humorous letter to Santa, Jeff offers valuable advice when seeking the much-needed critique partner.

Dec
5
2012
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Tending The Mind's Garden: Turn off KFKD

Written by Julie Luek

You're having a slump in writing. You feel discouraged. Consider the truth your brain may be in danger of creating. You are not a failure! Learn to recognize and turn off the false truths playing in your head.

Nov
28
2012
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Making the Leap Into The Abyss

Written by Julie Luek

Is your dream of writing calling to you? Like Indiana Jones in his search for the holy grail, writing requires an act of faith. Yes, it's scary and exhilarating, but you're not alone. Leap!

Nov
28
2012
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Stephen King Wants My Heart

Written by Julie Luek

You're stuck in an elevator with Stephen King. Miraculously, he asks what your latest book is about. Would you know how to deliver the heart of your story before he exits? Learn how!

Nov
20
2012
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Writers For Readers

Written by Julie Luek

What's better than writers placing books into the hands of kids everywhere?

Nov
14
2012
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Pouring Your Heart Into Your Writing

Written by Julie Luek

As you work through your writing projects, do you find yourself interjecting your own experiences and emotions into your story and characters? It's inevitable and can enhance your story, but do be cautious.

Nov
13
2012
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Revision Tips From the Writing Community

Written by Julie Luek

For those of you currently working on a revision, or after NaNoWriMo will be launching into the revision phase, you don't want to miss this post!

Nov
5
2012
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Collecting Fans

Written by Julie Luek

There are a lot of fantastic blogs about writing with a reader-base of other writers. But how do you create a blog that attracts potential readers outside the writing world?

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