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The Writing Life, Part II: Framing the Story; Surprising Find!

Although I haven’t done much in the way of ‘writing’ this month, I have accomplished a lot on Emmett’s story architecture. The framework looks fairly solid up to the midpoint of his story. 444 more words

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“Pantsing’ is a term in the writing business that is short for “writing by the seat of your pants,” or, writing without a plan.

It is something I’d been doing for a few months, and in December, it caught up with me. 752 more words

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From draft to published: Editing - the fun begins!

If you ask anyone who has written a book, they will tell you it isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s hard work, long hours alone hunched over a keyboard, pouring yourself into every word and phrase. 344 more words


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Writer’s Mail
Tuesdays with Story
December 26, 2014

“If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.” —Peter Handke

Pat Edwards will be the January newsletter editor… 2,915 more words


Blueshirts go 3/3 against the Flyers, 0/3 against the Lighting.

This Rangers team just boggles my mind. I have no idea what to think. One night I’m getting ready to make my argument to Grover about how we’re ready to take down the east once again, and then two nights later this will look like a pee wee team. 777 more words