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Over at the Winged Pen, we're writing about "getting the words"

I’ve collected some tips from fellow Winged Pen writers about how they get words on the page. I was surprised at the variety of techniques almost all of us use: daily word counts (or not), planning to write, the open sentence technique, and more. 124 more words


My characters keep on talking to me...

Shut up, bitches.

I don’t know why they’re so insistent. It’s almost like this story is writing itself. Anyway, I’m just warming up to write some more scenes and I don’t feel like writing, but that’s not the best way to go into things. 175 more words


Episode 6 - Migrations (w/ Abi Hynes)

It’s the sixth episode of The Paperchain Podcast, and we move out of the studio to a very strange hotel that hates breakfast to chat with Abi Hynes, a Manchester based poet, writer, and playwright. 116 more words


I Dictate or iDictate?

Dictation is one of those things that I have been wanting to do, but have been hesitant for many reasons. The first, and most important of these, is cost. 646 more words


Day 9 - Music to Write To

Another chapter down, and it is moving a subplot forward! It wasn’t really a subplot that I was planning to write in the beginning but the more it comes up, the more I like it. 224 more words

Novel Writing

Every Picture

First of all, I really want to thank you for all the likes and the follow! It was such an amazing opportunity I was giving you all to be the first one to follow me! 393 more words


MG30k - First Draft - Chapter 4

For a moment, Isaac wondered about what Auro meant. It soon became apparent when Auro sprung into a dash directly towards the fire. From where he stood, Isaac could see a boy, much younger than him. 1,508 more words

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