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Scottsdale author and editor Carol Test talks rejection, inspiration, and the writing life with VoyagePhoenix. Read about her current projects and learn more about The Writing Cycle’s services in this week’s Trailblazer series. “I love helping authors find their voice and connect with larger questions about the human experience their writing explores. After all, the world doesn’t […]

Author Interviews, Local and Live
May 22, 2018
Carol Test VoyagePhoenix Interview
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Remodel your novel with Carol Test at ASU’s Piper Writers Studio this October. Ready to polish more than just your book’s opening? Remodel 5 Key Scenes within any novel or short story manuscript in a four-week fiction intensive for writers ready to turn works-in-progress into books with polish. This dynamic mix of presentation, take-home tools, and in-class workshopping […]

Local and Live
September 12, 2016
Remodel Your Novel at ASU’s Piper Writers Studio
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Carol Test presents to The Scottsdale Society of Women Writers at their Tenth Anniversary Celebration. All artists experience times when they yearn to create yet find themselves unable. But from a scientific standpoint, why might accessing creativity be harder for writers? Recent studies in neuroscience suggest the tools and rituals surrounding writing do not, in themselves, evoke the brain state […]

Local and Live, The Writing Process
September 1, 2015
Scottsdale Society of Women Writers Welcomes Carol Test
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Polish your first five pages in a private editing session with Carol Test.   The SinC Desert Sleuths welcome Carol Test, Founder of The Writing Cycle, as their professional content editor for the 2015 WriteNow! Conference at the iconic Valley Ho in Scottsdale, Arizona. SinC Desert Sleuths is making available the services of professional content editor Carol […]

Local and Live, Publishing
May 1, 2015
Editing Sessions with Carol Test at the 2015 Desert Sleuths Conference



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