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Camp NaNoWriMo, April 2016 #amwriting

Yes, I’m doing a Camp NaNoWriMo project in April this year — though I usually wait until July. I’m doing an editing project — Camp suggests… 109 more words

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Draft, Revisited #amwriting

It’s not working out.

My recent romance with the web-only text editor Draft has ended as my previous fling ended — with regret that it doesn’t let changes from… 151 more words

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Time for a Progress Update #amwriting

I’ve gritted my teeth, and started using RescueTime. I didn’t want to; as a (failed) employee, I hated bosses who actually kept track of how much time I worked because — well, because I spent so much time off in my head in the stories I never wrote down. 376 more words

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OMG, I Might Actually Publish #amwriting

For you Star Trek Original Series fans: Do you remember the scene where the Enterprise was fighting the Giant Cornucopia of Death, and Kirk says, “I distracted it! 336 more words

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Of Draft (draftin.com), Scrivener, and Beeminder -- or, Nerdly Editing Tools?

Draft is an online document processor, a web app with the stated goal of doing for writers — at least — what code version control does for developers. 723 more words

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Dodging Non-Existent Critics

Thanks to my post two weeks ago, I now have a Beta Reader! Yay, Cynthia! She has my first chapter right now…

I apologize for not posting for two weeks — I’ve been too busy writing. 336 more words

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Slowly Hacking My Way to "Having Written"

My former writing teacher at WritersCollege.com, Stephen Morrill, once wrote, “I don’t like writing. I like having written.”

My goal is to get to “having written.” To get a story, complete with beginning, middle, and end, done, edited, reasonably polished, and published. 379 more words

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