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Previously, on This Blog, I talked about the day I shot myself squarely between the eyes – when I decided to write 1k a day.  It’s been a slow recovery and today I uncovered a few new reasons about why this method doesn’t work for me. 342 more words

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Dear Diary

While in an editing maelstrom, I took a bit of time out to read my old diary from the time when I was writing the book I was editing.   604 more words

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Writing, REALLY writing. Executing that vision in my head...

This is the method that works for me. Of course, I hate wasting time I could be writing doing mental prep, even though it does help to give yourself motivation and millions of reasons to sit down and pound it out. 818 more words

Weekly round up 30th November 2014

Stats for the week

~1810 words

~1 plot outline

~1 chapter edited from Castle

~8 Free Pages (aka Morning Pages written in the afternoon)

~Bags of background plotting (Okay this isn’t easily quantifiable, but I’m putting it under a stats heading and no one can stop me.) 317 more words

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Day 5 back in reality, after three weeks of Elves and Gandalf and epic mountains.  I had somewhat optimistic goals this week, which have been mostly bested by jetlag.   361 more words

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My Virtual Blog Tour

Thank you to Shantaya for inviting me to be part of this blog tour. Check out her blog and post on this too, it’s a fantastic read: 593 more words


How I Write: Heather A. Slomski, Former Axton Fellow in Fiction

Our “How I Write” series asks writers from the University of Louisville community and beyond to respond to five questions that provide insight into their writing processes and offer advice to other writers.  1,556 more words