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The Reimagining

If someone had told me (and they probably had) that there was something harder than keeping my butt in the chair to write that first draft, I would have laughed them off. 444 more words


The Necessary Evil of Revision and Rewrites

It’s my least favorite part of my job, having to rewrite a piece. Sometimes it’s writing from the wrong angle, or just completely missing the mark on the topic. 503 more words


Life Requires

Life requires

Constant revisions

Before you make them

Ask yourself


What lengths

Am I willing to go to?”


In response to 20140417: day 107… 13 more words


The Lightbulb Came On

The other night, a lightbulb came on for me, about writing.

It’s about fear. Facing the page is about facing fear. Which is about facing what I’m scared of: failure. 446 more words


Dumbledore and Re-visioning

Today’s the day — the day I begin to re-vision a story I almost love.

Re-visioning is an exciting, interesting, daunting thing. It’s not just  318 more words


One Ideal Reader

So. We’re back to the first draft. After several months of ponderings and musings and “woe-is-me”-ings, we’re back.

I’ve been editing fairly consistently for the past week or so, working from my new writing set-up (iPad + folio keyboard = mobile writer go!). 912 more words


Questions? No Answers, just plodding along.

Do not seek so much to find the answer as much as to understand the question better.

SNARKY RESPONSE: That’s not what they say in the Test instructions. 209 more words