Author Archives: Catherine Hedge

About Catherine Hedge

I am a writer and teacher mentor.

Because I Have Something to Say! (Repost)

Because I Have Something to Say! Posted on January 13, 2013 by Catherine Hedge He dared us to write well! By Catherine Hedge Anyone who uses the phrase, “indomitable”  must have met my writing mentor, the late Leonard Bishop.  He grew … Continue reading

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Thankful for Words of Wisdom, Part 2

By Catherine Hedge I used to shake my head at some of  Leonard Bishop’s teachings.  He’d harrangue us with writing advice.  His voice would bellow with authority…insistent, commanding, and frightening! Frightening because he said it with such force, I figured … Continue reading

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Modesty: Bah, Humbug!

by Leonard Bishop When you finish reading this paragraph you will be convinced that I am one of the few absolutely nice guys you have ever read about. For long time now I have wondered why people like me. Although … Continue reading

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Outlines: Mapquest for novelists, or soul-killing, oxygen-sucking waste of time?

Outlines: Mapquest for novelists, or soul-killing, oxygen-sucking waste of time?. (A great glimpse into how Leonard Bishop keeps affecting the lives of writers! )

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Writer’s Hint: The Power of Invention

From Leonard Bishop, Author of Dare To Be a Great Writer The writer’s mind is a steel room with a bullet ricocheting inside (12/15/98)

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