funny signs

So I give my apologies for the lapse in blogging. I have somewhat fallen off the face of the planet (and had internet troubles), though as I am enjoying my mini-vacation (more on that later!), I decided to share one of the humors of vacationing . . . funny signs! So enjoy. (And my posting […]

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don’t force your writing

As a following-up on my earlier post on revising your beginning, let’s talk about forcing a book. Forced: when a book no longer feels organic to the author’s voice or original intent. Forcing a book happens when either: (1.) You make any and all changes suggested by any person who comments or (2.) You are […]

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the draft is done

The computer clock read 10:54 and 32 seconds when the soldier came into my exercise class. I remember the exact time because I only had one minute and 54 seconds left to hack into the Military’s website before the Intelligence Unit would be all over my case. Thus begins my work in progress. Which, can […]

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multi-drafter or planner?

Writing is such a journey, and while we all seek the same destination (a published novel) the road to travel is vastly different. When we create the perfect novel, how do we do it? There seem to be two ends of the spectrum Multi-drafter <————————————————————————————————–> Planner Planner Planners spend weeks, months, or years planning out […]

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