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Names...

This is a quick post on how I name my characters. Finding names is always hard for me, I don’t know why, my characters, most of the times, end up with a simple generic name (which is ok, sometimes), only when I reach halfway through the story I find the right name, that is perfect for her/him. 372 more words

Writing

Why You Should Track Your Written Words

As 2014 draws to a close, most of us are a) wondering where the heck the time went, b) perusing holiday recipes we don’t have time to prepare but want to eat, or c) reflecting on what we accomplished over the last twelve months. 611 more words

Robyn LaRue

Lifted the lid on my story and got a nasty whiff of negativity...

My NaNoWriMo story has been slowly marinading since the start of December. Today’s peek will be second time that I have lifted the lid on it. 275 more words

Writing

Twitter pitches gave me the pitching twitches

Have you ever seen stage make-up in the full day of light? On stage, with all the stripping lights, it looks fabulous. But when you see that same make-up on someone just walking around during the day, it’s confronting – too much. 453 more words

Writing

Foregoing Advice

We’ve all read the articles that never fail to offer the same piece of advice: keep writing. It’s good advice, but it needs a caveat that I rarely see. 146 more words

Writing

The Things Writers Do : Write Everywhere

A Quick Story

My significant other comes home, places a small black notebook in our mail basket, and leaves it there for several days.

I (the writer) see the notebook and notice that there is about 60% of the notebook not used. 128 more words

General Posts

When Words Fail to Come

I stand in the mist and cry, thinking of myself standing in the mist and crying, and wondering if I will ever be able to use this experience in a book.

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Writing Process