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Blood Sacrifices to the Writing Gods (or: Rewriting a Story)

I was having a very whiny moment the other day, talking with one of my CPs. See, I’ve been asked to do something I’ve never had to do before – I have to re-write one of my stories. 679 more words

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Fear! The Great Equalizer!

Fear’s a great motivator. It’s an even better leash.

I was talking with one of my writer buddies the other day about fear. We’re both in the midst of some hand-wringing moments, and trying to move past them is…difficult. 630 more words

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First Monday: Not About Love

Another month, another project. But you knew that already, didn’t you? :)

In between drafting Blood and Shadows, revising a synopsis for a book I’d pitched to my editor, and drafting and revising a novella for a special submissions call, I’ve been working on final revisions of a book I wrote two years ago, … 710 more words

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Closing the Book on a Book

For the past month, I’ve been splitting revision time on a couple of different projects (in between drafting Blood and Shadows), including a project I wrote two years ago and last revised, oh, god, well over a year go? 1,029 more words

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That Thing You Don't Do

This post contains spoilers of season two of The Following and Karina Halle’s Bold Tricks. On the off chance you might want to watch/read either, consider yourself warned. 1,044 more words

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First Monday: Blood and Shadows

Since my last First Monday post, I haven’t succeeded in settling in to any one project for the duration. I finished the first draft of a short novella (really short, it’s clocking in at less than 20k at the moment). 490 more words

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Ain't Got No Strings To Hold Me Down

You remember how Pinocchio said “I’m a boy! I’m a real boy!”? I wonder when I’ll get to say “I’m an author! I’m a real author!” 551 more words

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