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Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way To Success

Outlining. Ugh! I don’t know a single writer who likes outlining their work. I certainly don’t. In fact, I go to extremes just to get out of outlining altogether when I write. 303 more words

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That Painful First Draft

“Every first draft is perfect because all the first draft has to do is exist. It’s perfect in its existence. The only way it could be imperfect would be to NOT exist.” 616 more words

General Happiness

Valentines Day Post

For Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d tell you how I met my new wife. Before I met her, I had given up on my dream of marrying the love of my life. 429 more words


It's Drafting Time!

A few weeks ago I posted that I would start drafting my new project on Monday, Feb. 12, and I wanted to report that I have, indeed, started drafting. 632 more words


Revisions Started

I’m writing this blog a little late today . . . well, tonight. But I have a good excuse. I’ve been working on the revisions of BECOME: TO CATCH THE LIGHTNING. 82 more words


20 Little Poetry Projects

So… I’m still working on the formatting/basic concept of this blog… but in the spirit of inertia… I’ve curated 20 writing prompts, sloppily wrote them onto tiny squares of paper, folded the paper into origami fortune tellers, and thrown them into a cup. 592 more words