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Weekend Trouble

Weekends are for resting and chilling. Also riding in the car and playing with friends and walking at the park and going on the swings. 124 more words

Children's Literature

Ready, Set, Write #RSW2014 - It's a marathon...not a sprint.

Welcome back to Ready. Set. WRITE! If you’re wondering what RSW is all about, it’s a summer long writing intensive with the purpose of writing, revising, planning, and keeping each other accountable. 243 more words


How to Revise Your Book: Close Revision

After you’ve finished writing your book, you instantly think: “Imma get myself published!”   While that is every writer’s goal, you want to give your book its best shot at publication.   772 more words

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Weekend WIP #4: Balancing Time

This week I’ve had a slight lull in my writing — our new tenancy has begun, we’re setting dates for the official move in, and my job is changing form. 112 more words

Being A Writer

Random Revision Thoughts

1–Left to my own devices, I use a lot of subordinating conjunctions at the beginning of sentences–if, although, while, unless, as long as… Life must really be conditional for my characters. 262 more words


Editing and Depression

Editing is a lot like depression.

Explaining depression to people who haven’t experienced it isn’t easy. Mostly because half the time I don’t even understand it myself. 2,038 more words

Writing Possibilities

Is Your Novel a Rust Bucket? Mine Is!

I’ve been thinking a lot about cars lately. I love cars. My dad used to custom-build race cars, and he restored his own Model A. My dream is to rescue a ’76 Triumph Spitfire and restore it (along with several other British cars like the Jensen, the Sunbeam Alpine, the Sprite, the . 773 more words

Writing And Books