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The Hero’s Journey

I have a hard time writing “what I know.” That is, in part, because I see my own life as boring, mundane, and without an overarching narrative plot. 748 more words

Hard work

Writing is hard work. The basic idea is only part of it.
A few years ago, I wrote a piece about an incident we had encountering a collards farmer. 124 more words


What I learned from Day 2 of the RNA Conference 2014

Following on from my post last week when I had only just returned, bleary-eyed, from the Romantic Novelists’ Association annual conference, I wanted to share some highlights from day 2 with you this week. 991 more words


On Character, Authenticity, and Emotional Payoffs

I don’t really have a how-to this morning, so I thought I would share some things I’ve been thinking about.
Last month, I was working on some problems with… 733 more words


The First Five

So I have concord the first five days… YES! I’m going to be honest, I didn’t think that I was going to make it this far, BUT I DID! 150 more words


Intro to Okal Rel - The Saga Arc

From a series of slides presenting a visual introduction to the 10-novel Okal Rel Saga. 10 more words