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Saturday, June 12, 2010

Writers Block Chat Transcript 6/12/2010

AuthorTiffanie @maddwriter...is there a writing challenge for the #writersblock topic? #writersmovement
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AuthorTiffanie Thanks to @jadarae, @joskidiesel & @lovingunme for stopping by as well! Hope you'll come again on July 10th #writersmovement
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AuthorTiffanie Many thanks to @maddwriter, @letitia30, and @susiemccray for holding down the writersmovement chat! Great topic & convo ;-) #writersmovement
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AuthorTiffanie @maddwriter..thanks for coming thru and holding it down tho ;-) Blessings! See you on the July 10th #writersmovement
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AuthorTiffanie OMG...NOOOO I was looking for you @maddwriter but thought maybe you forgot! Sorry I missed it..I'll read the archives #writersmovement
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jadarae RT @maddwriter: If ur #writing feels more like work instead of play then maybe u should try writing about something else. #writersmovement
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joskidiesel RT @maddwriter: PPPPEEEEAAACCCEEEE!!!!! #writersmovement
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susiemccray @Letitia30 You too. #writersmovement
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lovingunme @maddwriter #writersblock Yeah, watch a Stephen King movie..ha ha ha. Just kidding. #writersmovement: @maddwriter ... http://bit.ly/arcWv1
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susiemccray @maddwriter Have a drink for me. #writersmovement
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maddwriter PPPPEEEEAAACCCEEEE!!!!! #writersmovement
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maddwriter Hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend and thanks for showing up. If not b4 then will c u on 7.10! Peace out. Go #Celtics! #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter @susiemccray I'm going to go too. Have a nice weekend everyone. Peace. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter LOL....yeah I am going to get a sip myself. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letiti30 @susiemccray I'm about to get off of here (got a drinking schedule to stick to). LOL #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 They are nice and highly informative. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter I hear ya. We don't want to mess with da law. I just enjoy these chats so much. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray Yes and cookies, and cheesecakes... Don't get me started. <-- LOL The list goes on and on. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter Yes and cookies, and cheesecakes... Don't get me started. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 LOL at "weeking". That was the law that @authortiffanie laid down so I simply do what she says. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 weeking=weekly #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter Awww...no more weeking chats....that's okay. I'll get use to it. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 RT @maddwriter: For those that dont know/dont remember, meetings are going to be the 1st Saturday of the month now. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray True. LOL Plus they usually have all the tasty muffins there as well. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: Since the July 4th weekend is the first saturday then we will shoot for July 10th for our next meeting. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 RT @maddwriter: Since the July 4th weekend is the first saturday then we will shoot for July 10th for our next meeting. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 Bookstores make me want to buy books, too. I won't get a lot done there either. hahah #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: For those that don't know/don't remember, meetings are going to be the 1st Saturday of the month now. #writersmovement
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maddwriter RT @susiemccray: @maddwriter Bookstores make me want to buy books and drink coffee instead of writing. LOL #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @susiemccray Unfortunately the big library here has no windows. But, it's still nice. #writersmovement
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maddwriter Since the July 4th weekend is the first saturday then we will shoot for July 10th for our next meeting. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter Bookstores make me want to buy books and drink coffee instead of writing. LOL #writersmovement
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maddwriter For those that don't know/don't remember, meetings are going to be the 1st Saturday of the month now. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter LOL.....Word. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @Letitia30 I always go to the very top floor so I can look out the windows. The city looks great from high ▲. Inspirational #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 Don't even get me started on Tommy Knockers! #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter LOL! Langoliers wasn't dat bad. Trust Desperation and The Tommy Knockers were worst. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 Has to a GOOD Stephen King movie, though. No way I'm watching The Langoliers again. LOL #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter #writersblock Yeah, watch a Stephen King movie..ha ha ha. Just kidding. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter:RT @Letitia30:I agree with the diff legnth projects as well.Working on lots of long projects can burn u out. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 @susiemccray Think I'll try the library, too (either that or a bookstore). #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @susiemccray Writing at the library is a good idea. We have a nice one here. I'll have to try that one day. #writersmovement
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maddwriter Any tips that I didn't list that help get u through #writersblock? #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 Shawshank is one of my favorite movies of all time. You have got to see The Mist! #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray Nothing wrong with that. Very #inspiring place to write when you look at it that way. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: 10. Probably the most important, remember why you started in the first place. #writersmovement
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maddwriter RT @susiemccray: I like writing at the library. It helps me dream of the day when my books will be gracing those shelves. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter Never seen The Mist...Loved Shawshank though. #writersmovement
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maddwriter RT @Letitia30: I agree with the different legnth projects as well. Working on lots of long projects can burn you out. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter I like writing at the library. It helps me dream of the day when my books will be gracing those shelves. #writersmovement
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maddwriter If ur #writing feels more like work instead of play then maybe you should try writing about something else. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 I still think Shawshank Redemption is my fav Stephen King based movie (The Mist is bad ass, too). #writersmovement
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Letitia30 Great #10 Always remember that you love writing no matter how difficult it seems sometimes when facing a challenge. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: 9. Re-consider your writing space. Instead of #writing at home try #wrting at Starbucks or outside. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: 8.Try writing exercises. They cn loosen up ur mind & allow u 2 #write things u nevr thought U could #write. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 10. Probably the most important, remember why you started in the first place. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 I agree with the different legnth projects as well. Working on lots of long projects can burn you out. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 That's how most bad movies reel you in - give you something awesome in the beginning then all hell breaks loose. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray I agree, they should definitely be different lengths. Poetry is always a good "filler" between projects. #writersmovement
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maddwriter RT @susiemccray: More than one project works good. They should be different lengths though. Novel, story, poem, essay, etc. #writersmovement
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maddwriter A change of scenery can do wonders. I love writing near water (on a cruise, for example). Water is so peaceful to me. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 It gets your attention in the beginning, but it drops the ball in the middle of the game. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 9. Re-consider your writing space. Instead of #writing at home try #wrting at Starbucks or outside. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter -yes it was. I watched it over a month ago. I sorry say not missing much. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter More than one project works good. They should be different lengths though. Novel, story, poem, essay, etc. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 8. Try writing exercises. They can loosen up ur mind and allow u to #write things u never thought you could #write. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 Never seen Desperation but it was on TV a couple of days ago. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 Under The Dome is great until, literally, the last 3 or 4 pages which ruin the other 1100 pages. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 RT @maddwriter: 7. Work on more than one #writing project at one time. This is something that works well for me. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: 7. Work on more than one #writing project at one time. This is something that works well for me. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter Desperation movie was a definate miss... #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @maddwriter Never read Under The Dome. You are right about movies being hit and miss sometimes like Desperation #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray King is a master of metaphors. He's my favorite author. Would love to be a tenth as successful as he is. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 7. Work on more than one #writing project at one time. This is something that works well for me. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 His movies are hit and miss but the books are always on point - except 4 the end of Under The Dome. :-( #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: 6. Examine the issues behind your #writerblock. Talk to a friend, preferrably one that writes. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 5. Set deadlines and stick to them. 6. Examine the issues behind your #writersblock and talk to a #writer friend about it. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 I like King's movies. I read On Writing almost two months ago. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 1. Implement a writing schedule. 2. Don't be hard on yourself. 3. Think of writing as a regular job. 4. Take time off. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter He's kinda looney but I love his use of metaphors. That helps with my poetry writing. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter I bought it a couple of years ago. I really enjoyed it. Too bad I didn't take heed to his advice. SMH #writersmovement
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maddwriter As we approach the halway mark of the meeting let's recap the ways we've discussed to beat #writersblock.... #writersmovement
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Letitia30 @susiemccray @maddwriter I agree with the time off, too. It can be hard to get back to work and back into creative mode. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray I have that same problem sometimes. Taking time off can be a double-edged sword sometimes. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: 5. Set deadlines and stick to them. This can be hard to do on ur own so find a partner or group. #writersmovement
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maddwriter RT @susiemccray: @maddwriter Taking time off is good, but I have a hard time returning to the #WIP. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @Letitia30 Welcome. We're discussing #writersblock today and how best to deal with them. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 6. Examine the issues behind your #writerblock. Talk to a friend, preferrably one that writes. #writersmovement
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Letitia30 Hi guys...sorry I'm late had issues. (smile) #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter Taking time off is good, but I have a hard time returning to the #WIP. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: 4. Take some time off when u finish a project. Give your ideas some time 2 breathe & grow much like a baby. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray Anything by Lil' Wayne and Kanye for me. <-- Kanye will def work but Wayne doesn't do it for me. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter Anything by Lil' Wayne and Kanye for me. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray You know, sad to say, I've never read. *full of shame right now* Gonna look for it after meeting. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter I love King's "On Writing". I need to re-read it. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 5. Set deadlines and stick to them. This can be hard to do on ur own so find a partner or group to help get in ur routine. #writersmovement
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maddwriter If you're just now tuning in we are discussing #writersblock and how to avoid it. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 4. Take some time off when you finish a project. Give your ideas some time to breathe and grow much like a baby. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: 3. Think of writing like a regular job. A writer is like a builder we use words instead of bricks to build. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray Slaughterhouse has gotten me through MANY pages (that and an occasional drink or three). #writersmovement
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maddwriter Stephen King discusses the writing as labor element in his book "On Writing." If it works for him it will prob work 4 us 2. #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: 2. Don't be too hard on yourself. The time to be critical of youself is at the end when you're #editing. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 3. Think of writing like a regular job. A writer is like a home builder except we use words instead of bricks to build. #writersmovement
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susiemccray @maddwriter Yes, Hip Hop music has me typing to the beat. LOL #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: ... 1. Set (and stick 2) a writing schedule. If your mind and body show up everyday the words will to. #writersmovement
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maddwriter 2. Don't be too hard on yourself. The time to be critical of youself is at the end when you're #editing. #writersmovement
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maddwriter @susiemccray Thanks for your contribution. I find listening to music works for me as well (espec. hip hop). #writersmovement
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maddwriter RT @susiemccray: Reading works by authors I admire and listening to music usually gets the creative juices flowing. #writersmovement
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maddwriter Even if nothing comes out and you sit in front of the page the first few days it's okay - just make sure you do it. #writersmovement
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susiemccray Reading works by authors I admire and listening to music usually gets the creative juices flowing. #writersmovement
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maddwriter ... 1. Set (and stick to) a writing schedule. If your mind and body show up everyday eventually the words will to. #writersmovement
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maddwriter I will be discussing steps to avoid #writersblock today starting beginning with.... #writersmovement
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maddwriter #Writers Block is something that all #writers are all too familiar with so how do you deal with it? #writersmovement
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susiemccray RT @maddwriter: I know SOMEBODY better show up for this meeting! LOL 2 minutes until meeting time. #writers #writersmovement
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maddwriter Good afternoon everyone. This weeks meeting has officially started. Today's topic is How To Avoid #Writers Block. #writersmovement
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maddwriter I know SOMEBODY better show up for this meeting! LOL 2 minutes until meeting time. #writers #writersmovement #writersmovement
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maddwriter 10 minutes until the #writersmovement meeting. Grab a drink and stop in the discussion. #writers #writersmovement
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maddwriter Writers Movement meeting starts in 20 minutes. Stop by and participate or just say hi. #writers #writersmovement

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