Sarah Hamaker

Tackling the Small Stuff

By Sarah Hamaker, CCWF president I’m a details person, which translated well into my chosen profession of writer and editor. I notice things like misplaced commas, wrong usage of apostrophes (don’t get me started on how years can’t be possessive!) and subject/verb disagreement. It used to drive me crazy when I encountered grammatical or word …

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What To Do About Slime

By Sarah Hamaker, CCWF president Remember that old Nickelodeon TV awards show for kids where someone got slime poured over his head? That image of the green, gooey stuff cascading out of a giant bucket onto someone’s head came to mind when I read a snarky online comment about me. The person knew nothing about …

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What If?

By Sarah Hamaker, president of CCWF What if I actually can’t write? What if the plot’s a mess? What if I start and don’t know how to finish the book? What if no one else likes it? What if it’s published and no one buys it? In our writing life, we entertain many What If …

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