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Switching Gears

While my second draft of Protect the Prince is very fruitful, I seem to be unable to stop myself from popping the tab on first drafts. 135 more words

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Switching Gears

It’s time. I will now be pausing work on BECOME: TO RIDE THE STORM

in order to start the revisions on BECOME: TO CATCH THE LIGHTNING. 77 more words

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First Drafts and Self Doubt

Have you ever noticed that many writers are plagued by self-doubt and imposter syndrome? Is it something you’ve ever dealt with? I’ve been back at work on the draft of my next novel, but lately I’ve been wrestling with feelings of inadequacy. 648 more words

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The Beginning is the Toughest Part

That has always been how it is. Everything you do in life, the beginning will be the toughest, the most boring and most tedious part. The thing is, that’s where most people give up. 178 more words

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Complications

This is another on of those discovery writer issues–but a good one. I’m still writing out some of the consequences of that escape in my last post… 116 more words

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The Final Hurdle

I have just eight weeks  to go before I complete my undergraduate degree in English Literature and History. Just the matter of a dissertation on fairies, an essay on children’s literature, two essays on creative writing, a 3000 word short story plus edits and one final dreaded exam to get through and I’ll be free, to do what I want – … 296 more words

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More Surprises

Kaleran is still surprising me. Turns out he’s sneaky, too. Well, with his past, he almost had to be, but I hadn’t planned on that. Well, no doubt it will prove useful elsewhere in the plot, too. 327 more words

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