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1000 is the Magic Number

For me it is, anyway. As in 1000 words per day. Ever since I started the draft of my newest work in progress, I have committed to writing 1000 words per day as a manageable amount, and this morning I hit 18,000 words after two weeks. 422 more words

On Writing

Words Per Day

Full confession: I’m a slow writer.

I didn’t know this for awhile.  I started my first epic fantasy novel back in March 2011 without thinking much about it.  641 more words



I wrote this post a while back as a guest spot on the Antithesis blog tour. Now, more than ever, I think it’s important to remind myself why I write. 839 more words

On Writing

More on my process

I never apply face cream
until after I’m done writing;
the dryness, the tightness,
the imminent cracking
create a sense of urgency
in this suburban calm.


Old Photographs (Poem)

PSA: This is not factual, everyone. Just a poem that takes choice details and twists them.

Old Photographs

Sitting in an old Southern living room… 475 more words


What's New?

If you’ve been following my blog for any ammount of time you know I’ve been working on a novel, “Mermaid’s Curse.” I’ve posted a few snippets of the content… 306 more words


The More Things Change the More They Remain

Even though it goes without saying, I’m gonna say it, “This world sure is a funny place.”

I’ve written about other worlds, alternate Earths, parallel dimensions and none of them compare to the rock we call… 713 more words

Lynn Steigleder