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Still Reworking those Revisions you've Edited?

Happy 1st of September y’all! I think you know who it is by now (but in case this is the first mega-amazing post you’re reading to change your life to ultra-awesome, I’ll tell you anyway. 664 more words


Getting Into the Habit

For as long as I have been a writer, I don’t think I’ve ever consciously gotten into the habit of writing every single day. Even when I was blogging everyday, (which for myself, I don’t really consider “writing”—as it does not further my work-in-progress), I often would write several posts in a single sitting and simply schedule them for the rest of the week.  430 more words


The Writing Process

Last week my blogger friend Charlotte Steggz asked me to post about my blog writing process, I agreed. I’m not typically one to join in the bloggy chain games, but this topic is close to my teacher heart.  520 more words


Nano Update #3: Camp NaNo Edition

Hello, September.

The last few weeks of August are always an equal mix of sad and happy: I don’t know if it’s because of summer’s inevitable end, or the smell of slow burning charcoal floating from backyards in late evening, or the fact that all the meaningful anniversaries of my adult life happen to fall in those few weeks, but I always get a little nostalgic (which is great for writing blogs!).  640 more words

Writing Life

Writing Prompt #11: 33%

Writing Prompt #11: 33%

Emerson Barlow leafed through the latest report and frowned. While the report contained a plethora of complicated words, its findings were clear. 807 more words

Writing Process

The Last Line

As I finished reading the last page of my edited manuscript, I was ecstatic to find my story was completely intact, (including my beloved last line). 709 more words


A Pregnant Pause

For no rhyme or reason, at least none that I can pinpoint, my writing was good yesterday.

No, I’m not saying I suddenly turned into Dickens or Hardy or someone equally grand. 147 more words