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Why Writers Procrastinate

“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”  –Mark Twain

I am sure there are many writers who are extremely productive—efficiently and expeditiously creating masterful works of writing within self-imposed deadlines. 389 more words

#wip #amwriting Beginning is starting to settle down but still needs editing.

Large Chunks of the story are making me realise why Authors come back and write the first Book after the eighth.

You start a story and then realise that if you want to be professional in your writing, you should have a start. 991 more words


Hacking A Limb Off - Otherwise Known As Editing.

*Stands up*

“Hi, my name is KT and I have a real problem deleting my words. Thanks.”

*Sits down*

A few days ago I read a tweet from one of my favourite authors,  319 more words


Walking the Dog is a Good Thing For a Writer To Do

One complaint I frequently hear in writing critique groups is that the writer is “walking the dog.” This describes the writer who leads the reader step by step through a scene sequence, often subjecting the reader to tedious monotony. 742 more words


#wip #amwriting just new thoughts on the beginning

Mi Kee, as I’ve said on various occasions is just a Work In Progress.

I’m learning and developing as I try to write a story and the story tries to write me. 702 more words


Twittering Tales: The Mistake

Twittering Tales challenge is hosted by Kat Myrman. The goal is to write a twitter-length story, in 140 characters or less. You can see the challenge… 54 more words


Zeke Barton – Steel Horse Saviors – 2017 A to Z Challenge – Day 26

Steel Horse Saviors is about three Civil War veterans, two Yankees and one Rebel, who take their steam locomotive west to seek their post-war fortune. In the process they encounter Clementine O’Grady a auburn-haired beauty fighting to save the family business that causes each of them to reconsider their efforts to escape their various pasts. 368 more words

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