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Rules of Writing* (see footnote)

From the moment we decide to take this writing gig seriously and actually start studying the art and working on our skill set we start hearing about rules. 879 more words

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Universal Rule #1

Write. Just do it. Write every day. I don’t care how terrible you think you are. I don’t care how much you have to do. 60 more words

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Writing Books: Butt in the Chair

I am back to making steady words on the page.  I’ve found I frequently get caught up in all the little things of life — work, errands, bills and such — and I have trouble finding time to get words regularly on the page.   1,194 more words

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Doing business on Twitter? Here are 5 average tips that might help, maybe.

I’ve been dabbling recently in trying to create new business through Twitter.

I’m on Twitter a lot, so it seemed like a good idea to use it for something productive rather than just to tell people about my dad’s latest Scrabble joke (in case you’re wondering: ‘I’ve got three “N”s – but they still haven’t laid any eggs!’). 720 more words

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First Page Friday #43: Middle Grade

About First Page Friday

First Page Friday is a blog series where I provide a free edit and critique of the first 500 words of an unpublished novel. 2,388 more words

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An ode to Wetherspoons

Yes, you read right and no you haven’t wound up on a budget beer appreciation website. Or have you..?

All jokes aside I wanted to write about the benefits of having somewhere that isn’t home to go and work if you’re a home-based freelance writer (or something similar) like myself. 310 more words

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