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Romance, Fun, and Princesses

So, I should be writing right now. Really. I need to write. But I was cruising Twitter, as one does when one is staggering beneath the weight of a quickly-closing deadline, and I saw a tweet that basically said this: “Heroes … Continue reading

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Speed Write Your Novel

Today I taught a class  called “Speed Write Your Novel” at LTUE, and a few people requested the slides. Here you go! Personal use only, please. Thank you to everyone who attended! This is the third class I’ve taught on writing and … Continue reading

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WriteType CP Match

**The WriteType CP Match is over and all of the entries have been removed. If you were part of the event and need information from a post or a comment, please feel free to send me an email. Thank you … Continue reading

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How I Write Books

The story of my process told mostly in gifs. First draft Immediately veer off of outline. Write events, plot, dialogue. Things are out of order or don’t make sense. Drop/don’t develop minor plot threads. Overall, though, the story is there, … Continue reading

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Last Chance

I’m freaking out a little bit, guys. My second and last round of edits is due by the 9th. This is my last chance to make it good. After this, if it sucks… it sucks. And people will tell me … Continue reading

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Deadlines

You want to know the biggest difference between writing before an agent and writing after? Deadlines. Lately, I’ve been feeling like this is the thing that must separate the career-writers from the hobby-writers. For career-writers, writing is work, and you … Continue reading

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Journaling

I always think I need some clever topic if I’m going to blog, but I’m spending so much energy on writing novel-length things right now that I don’t have much cleverness left for blogging. So I was thinking, instead of … Continue reading

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