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March 2015
Feature Article: KISS - Keep It Simple, Sweetheart: How to Write About a Complex Subject in a Simple Way - Devyani Borade
Editorial: To Quit or Not to Quit, Part I - Moira Allen
Editorial: The Perils of the Paperless Office - Moira Allen
Column: Crafting Fabulous Fiction: Writing in Pairs - Victoria Grossack

February 2015
Feature Article: How to Become a Presenter at Prestigious Conferences - Patricia Fry
Editorial: Are You A Happy Writer? - Devyani Borade
Editorial: Feeling Like a Fraud - Moira Allen
Column: Crafting Fabulous Fiction: Levels of Structure in Fiction - Victoria Grossack

January 2015
Feature Article: How to Master (and Survive) a Career as a Solo Writer! - Jennifer Brown Banks
Editorial: Look Both Ways Before Crossing (Off) the Year... - Moira Allen
Editorial: The Pen and the Sword - Moira Allen
Column: Crafting Fabulous Fiction: The End - Victoria Grossack

December 2014
Feature Article: Calling All Authors: The Key to Successful Social Media Promotion - N.N. Light
Editorial: The Writer's Gift - Moira Allen
Column: Crafting Fabulous Fiction: Why Don't You Reach the End? - Victoria Grossack

November 2014
Feature Article: Enriching Your Writing with Big Data - Audrey Henderson
Feature Article: The Stuff Series Are Made Of - Karen Wiesner
Editorial: Charting Our Course for 2015 - Moira Allen
Editorial: A Mission Statement - Moira Allen
Column: Crafting Fabulous Fiction: Flesh out Your Writing with Body Language - Victoria Grossack
Column: Crafting Fabulous Fiction: Map Your Settings - Victoria Grossack

October 2014
Feature Article: When Procrastination is a Good Thing - Barbara Florio Graham
Feature Article: Write What You Don't Know Know - Sean McLachlan
Editorial: Being There - Audrey Henderson
Editorial: Creating New Readers - Moira Allen
Column: Crafting Fabulous Fiction: The Greater Logic of Fiction - Victoria Grossack
Column: Crafting Fabulous Fiction: Some Absurdities in Fiction - Victoria Grossack

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