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Trends in writing (ANY writing)

Do me a favor. Grab the book you’re currently reading and flip through the pages. What do you see? This post is going to help you interpret it. 491 more words


What My Critique Partner Taught Me

I made leaps and bounds a year and a half ago when I decided I’d allow someone to come into my life, read my blood on paper, and give them the option to stab it a million times over with red pen. 316 more words


Poem: The Guest House


This being human is a guest house.
Every morning a new arrival.

A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes… 80 more words

Dr Nicola Davies

Thoughts on Revision

There is power in a first draft, but Hemingway was mostly right: first drafts are shit. Maybe it’s not that way for everyone, but for me and what seems like many people, first drafts are a… 2,824 more words


Writing Diaries: Who Has Time to Write? (Part II)

For those of you who don’t know, I am an aspiring author currently working on my second novel. I’ve recently joined the cast of the “Word Vomit” writing group and together we post once a month about a specific writing topic on our blog… 2,841 more words


Collaboration and Progress

Well, after my call to arms, I’ve found three fantastic CP partners. One via email, two that I Skype and live edit with. It helps the progress immensely and I do enjoy the fact that I have someone to vent to, as well as go ecstatic with over righting. 309 more words


Moving Into The Query

I’ve found some totally awesome CP partners after my last post.  It’s great having people I can talk to when I’m having issues writing.  I’ve also managed to find a few Beta Readers, so we’ll see how the preemptive first round reads of Blood Moon goes.   687 more words