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3rd Gamma draft is here!

The gamma drafts keep rolling in. The third one arrived yesterday, and it’s got some great feedback both in the book itself and in a message sent separately. 92 more words


#TCRWP: Information Writing

Well, the June 2014 week of Writing Institute ended one month ago.  The finale included a “flash mob”, laughing and crying, and singing.  Memorable.  Unforgettable.  How do we have evidence of our growth? 1,497 more words

Slice Of Life 14

The Art of the Blank Wall

From the Artist deep within to the writer looking at the screen we all have the Blank Wall come up. For some of us it more often than others. 1,307 more words




I don’t know why I put myself through it. Maybe it’s my fault.

I talk too much.

Maybe I’m meant to live in a cave and splatter illegible scribbles on it’s walls. 84 more words

3 Writing Criticisms You Actually Want

In writing, nothing beats a healthy amount of constructive criticism. Whether you’re writing short stories, novels, or flash pieces in any genre, you know how crucial it is to share your work and solicit feedback. 243 more words


Awesome First Drafts

I understood last week one of the main reasons why I dislike the insistence many people put upon the notion that “the first draft is crap,” and that one must always just get everything down first, and polish it later. 475 more words


Write Several Novels

16 September 2013

 Write Several Novels

 Go hiking in a cave
 Read many books
 Explore the woods at night
 Replace a book in the library with one written entirely in pen… 125 more words