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Level thinking - Habits for a Project's End

“–30–. Slug it.”

I love old black-and-white movies about newspaper reporters, the guys with hats tipped back on their heads, and cigarettes dangling from their mouths, who grab candlestick phones and say, “Give me copy.” 981 more words

Sharon Wildwind

Write the Novel - Flash Symbols

We select ties, scarves, jewelry, shoes, and socks or stockings to bring clothes together into a look. We need to do the same thing with flash symbols, also called associative devices. 885 more words

Sharon Wildwind

Level Thinking - Habits for meeting deadlines

Last week I wrote about habits we need to build and use each time we start major projects. This week I’m looking at the other end, habits we need to use as a major project draws to a close. 1,016 more words

Sharon Wildwind

Write the Novel - Secondary/Tertiary Plots - Part 2

Last week I wrote about how many primary, secondary, and tertiary plots are needed for a book. The short answer is start with one of each, and see how it goes. 1,150 more words

Sharon Wildwind

Write a Novel: August Update

I am grooving on this revised schedule. It seems like, at least for August, I found the deadline sweet spot between way-too-much and way-not-enough.

8 Houses… 223 more words

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Writing an award-winning blockbuster YA novella that really sells in 30 days!

By Jenifr M’nchylde (author of “I nearly wrote a book once, it was really good but no one was brave enough to publish it”)

We all know that authors are the new pop stars. 910 more words

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Write the Novel - Secondary/Tertiary Plots - Part 1

I am so red-faced. This ended up in draft status last week, instead of queueing for posting. My sincere apologies.

Last week I wrote about the primary plot, the thing that drives a story. 970 more words

Sharon Wildwind