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Another children's book author for peace. Mostly here for the snark, and the librul companionship.

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers, Progressive Friends of the Library Newsletter, Connect! New York

Home Page: http://www.sageblackwood.com

Diaries published: 332 (6 days since last diary on Thu May 21, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 24978 (6 days since last comment on Thu May 21, 2015 at 06:58 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 7273

Total Comment Ratings: 91074

Most Recommended Diary: "And Then They Took Him", 383 comments, 457 recommends

People Following SensibleShoes: 224

SensibleShoes's Most Recent Diaries:

Hello, writers. Last week we talked about making time pass in a narrative. Now I’d like to talk about a related area, pacing. Pacing a story well means spending as little time as possible over ...
by SensibleShoes
Comment Count 108 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Hello, writers. One of the little tricks a writer has to learn is how to make time pass. In a story, that is. An author at a retreat I attended last year made a throwaway comment in conversation: “
by SensibleShoes
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Hello, writers. This afternoon I had the bright idea of glovelessly pulling up last year’s asparagus stalks, so I speak to you tonight with bandaged fingers. Which makes me want to be kind of brief.
by SensibleShoes
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Hello, writers. Write On! has returned now to the 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific timeslot that we had previously. I hope that will be more convenient for the West Coast folks. I mentioned last week ...
by SensibleShoes
Comment Count 108 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Hello, writers. Write On! is returning now to the 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific timeslot that we had previously. I hope this will be more convenient for the West Coast folks. Lately, for various ...
by SensibleShoes
Comment Count 49 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 04:59 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Hello, writers. Sorry I got knocked offline last week. I went back later and perused people’s answers to the questions I asked and it appears that by general consensus: 1. People would rather ...
by SensibleShoes
Comment Count 82 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 21 Recommends

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