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Is Your Novel a Rust Bucket? Mine Is!

I’ve been thinking a lot about cars lately. I love cars. My dad used to custom-build race cars, and he restored his own Model A. My dream is to rescue a ’76 Triumph Spitfire and restore it (along with several other British cars like the Jensen, the Sunbeam Alpine, the Sprite, the . 773 more words

Writing And Books

Quote of the Day

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
― Marcus Tullius Cicero


Prescription for Morning Writing.

Here’s an awesome morning yoga practice I found, with a little art aperitif, to get you in the mood to write! It worked for me today. 294 more words


state of the desk

It’s been kind of a strange summer, work wise.  I don’t have a big novel deadline pending, so intellectually, I haven’t felt like I’ve been working all that hard.  328 more words

Writing Life

Quote of the Day

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

Writers Life

Oooh! The "Evil" Outline

K. M. Weiland wrote an awesome post on the Writers Digest website this week titled “7 Steps to Creating a Flexible Outline for Any Story.” His opening words hooked me in an instant. 522 more words


On Finishing Well (or just trusting God)

I’ve always longed for a Happy Ending.

Not a Happy Meal, but you know, that end that all little girls dream about in their deepest places. 293 more words

Writing Life