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Oh my aching soul

My gosh, y’all…I just finished reading The Road for an English class I’m in and now all I want to do is crawl into a hole with a stuffed animal and my babies and not come back out until my soul quits hurting. 367 more words


Holy Crap! I Wrote a Book.

Let me just take a second to freak out! Holy crap!! I wrote a book! At 74,000 words, I finished my first draft of Spark… 667 more words

Beginner Writing Tips

How Many Drafts?

(Reed’s Playlist for the occasion: Kygo’s remix of Take On Me)

I should say from the get-go that all the research I’ve done, all the books I’ve read on writing, say the same thing: it changes based on the author and the project. 738 more words


Busy Day

Not much to talk about today. Got a fair amount done. Finished off the rough draft of Korrigan 04 totaling just under 6K words.

I also did a final polish on Korrigan 01, which is looking pretty good. 45 more words


Five things not to do in your first draft

Ernest Hemingway said “all first drafts are shit,” and he’s right. Your first draft is far from good, but it’s the difference between having something written on paper and nothing at all. 385 more words

First Drafts

In life, as in writing, I struggle to get out of the gate.

I overthink. I analyse into the ground. I act (or not) out of fear rather than confidence. 428 more words

First Draft

Goal of the Week 2/19/2017

There is something quite thrilling about checking things off of your to-do list. Like a mug of hot chocolate on a rainy day brings warmth to your bones, ticking off those to-dos has that same effect on your emotional bones.  53 more words

Emmerson Greene