Reader, author, professor, radio show host, columnist. Best advice I ever got? 'Only connect ...' E.M. Forster.

This writer believes the process of writing is an ongoing, changing effort-a deeply human experience. We all have language and the "word," as Emerson said, "if traced to its root, is found to be borrowed from some material appearance. 'Right' means 'straight'" he explains in _Nature_, Chapter IV, "Language." Thus, we all own metaphor in our words.

My book, in progress, on Writing Tips is here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/75908032-writing-tips

Panelist on YouTube Show The Corner Booth, writing-tips on 4 shows:
show 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYgFMXdmQ-0
show 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kcGtRaSXUA
show 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_GAY4s4wU4
show 6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf51ltimeA0

Interviewed by @SeeThomasHowl: http://www.wattpad.com/51998951-the-fear-%26-love-conversations-mary-l-tabor-part-1 Part 2 follows.

Check out @rosegluckwriter's website for her review of (Re)Making Love.

Interviewed by Ambassador @wrightstory for @WattMagUSA: https://www.wattpad.com/269474195-july-2016-issue-interview-mary-l-tabor

Interviewed by @LiteraryFiction: https://www.wattpad.com/320134815-interviews-on-the-literary-fiction-network-round-1
Lucky to be included in the Wattpad Block Party Summer 2016: https://www.wattpad.com/295588843-wattpad-block-party-summer-edition-ii-maryltabor. Summer 2015 entry: https://www.wattpad.com/149507411-wattpad-block-party-summer-edition-maryltabor and winter: https://www.wattpad.com/223445088-wattpad-block-party-winter-edition-ii-maryltabor. Kudos to all the writers and my thanks to @KellyAnneBount for organizing the parties and the giveaways.

on Twitter, https://twitter.com/maryltabor

On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MaryTaborAuthor

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I shall be talking more soon in _Writing Tips_ about why fiction and memoir writers should read poetry. But here’s one thought: Poetry is poetry because rhythm drives the poem, is essential to its me...
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