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The Truth about August Blackstone

My main character’s name is August Blackstone, at least that’s what I think her name is (she’s named after her grandfather Augustus “Gus” Blackstone). She’s bisexual, in her early thirties, a journalist, and she’s in that phase of life where she’s contemplating what to do next because her grandfather just died and left her a cottage in Black River, SC… Out in the middle of nowhere, but it’s on a lake and it’s gorgeous. 563 more words

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Kat: Oh Conflict, Where are Thou

While attending RWA National in San Antonio, I pitched my book. Twice. And both pitches were unqualified disasters, mostly because the day before I’d lost my voice, but also because I didn’t prepare. 804 more words

Conflict

Plots, Subplots, Plotplots, and the Grievances In Between

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Hola World! I’m back!! But before I get started on the meat and potatoes of this post, I’m gonna start with a side salad drenched in a rant. 1,095 more words

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This Weekend | July 25th - 27th

A new weekly feature to the Last Mixed Tape, This Weekend looks at the 5 must see live music events happening this Friday, July 25th to Sunday, July 27th. 293 more words

Elastic Sleep

Bouts, Come On Live Long & Subplots to play the Pop Inn

This Saturday (July 26th) will see an exciting trio of acts take to the stage at the Pop Inn, Dublin.

This weekend’s line-up will include indie-pop act… 142 more words

Music

Subplots

Austin and I decide to watch the 2014 World Cup finale at a movie theatre close to our house. Beer, popcorn, a big screen, a buzzing crowd. 653 more words

Is plotting okay?

I ask this question because of Stephen King. Let me explain. I have been listening to his book – On Writing – which is amazing and he is vehemently anti-plotting and advocates a free thinking, stream of consciousness approach. 228 more words

Writing