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Why Going All the Way?

When it came time to write my next manuscript after A Fantastic Mess of Everything in October of 2016, I opted the work on a superhero fantasy/drama that I had outlined three years prior. 419 more words


Editing Process

I’m on chapter 6 in the editing process of my contemporary romance book. I’m enjoying rereading it very much and have forgotten a lot of the book, which makes it refreshing to read. 96 more words


Completing My First Draft: Three Things I've Learned*

Besides being featured on Jill Weatherholt’s blog yesterday, I also guest posted on The Writer’s Path to share one of my articles on writing fiction. 50 more words



As I have been writing my novels I have discovered that even though going into the project I have a clear idea of what direction I am going to take, and what is important in them, they still manage to evolve in ways that take me completely by surprise. 505 more words

First Hand Account

Arundhati Roy on Returning to Fiction, Redefining Happiness & Writing about Worlds Ripped Apart | Democracy Now! – via Dogeared Lit

Democracy Now! interviews Arundhati Roy on her new novel about India, inequality, and transgender people.

“Activist and author Arundhati Roy has made a much anticipated return to fiction with her new book…

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Going for the Goal

My wife’s in Arkansas for the next few weeks, visiting her mother for her annual pay-off-the-guilt-from-moving-to-California visit.

Normally, this is a time I tell myself I’m going to get a lot of writing done, hermit-in-the-woods style, but instead end up staring at the keyboard, trying to dig up inspiration. 123 more words