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Creative Process(ing) 37

A great day– my new, basic printer arrived and I was able to print out and work with my draft. This work day ended with a word count of 752 :) !! 20 more words

0101 - Scrivener + Evernote for Writing

Back on post 0078 –  Picking a Writing / Novel Software Package I covered how I was using Evernote to write novels / books, since I can get it on any device and use it to organize the parts of my project. 133 more words

First Draft

A Quick First Draft

When I first started writing this manuscript I attempted to write beginning to end, everything in between and more.  There were many problems with this.  The first is even though I have this idea in my head it doesn’t always mesh well together once it gets on the page.  332 more words


Stage One - The Promethean Explosion

Stage one of writing a book is all about planning and plotting and background generating. Developing characters, building worlds and developing story arcs are all part of the first stage. 445 more words


The first draft is done.

This post is more for my benefit.  There are no nuggets of wisdom, no inspiring passages, no beautiful artwork and no toe-tapping music.

Just me saying this: 105 more words


Fairy Tree Part III

The subject was discussed further as the two men finished their drinks and ordered another round. Charlie Healey had been attracted by the deep and occasionally animated conversation that his two customers had been having. 769 more words

First Draft

Another bipolar morning.

Strange how the tea
Goes cold
And the clocks tick forward
And the pigeons land
On the windowsills
As you light up a cigarette
And say… 155 more words