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Pitch Wars or Bust

A few of the folks in my writing group entered Brenda Drake’s Pitch Wars last year and said it was a great experience, so I have decided to apply. 145 more words

Closing At Midnight

If I ever say to you, any of you, “hey let’s run a writing competition, it’ll be fun” I give you permission to slap me. 134 more words


Lonely writing and winter during summer

Blogging on a Monday night? Well, only because it feels like Sunday. I mean, I don’t know what day it is most of the time now, but today has been especially confusing. 605 more words


Meet Eskir. She’s our clumsy yet well-intentioned protagonist. Let’s be clear: her clumsiness isn’t intentional or meant to be cute. She’s lived out in the woods for fifteen years alone. 206 more words


The 2016 Tennessee Writing Workshop

The Tennessee Writing Workshop  will take place July 23, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee and is a wonderful opportunity to get intense instruction over the course the event, pitch a literary agent or editor (optional), get your questions answered, and more. 91 more words


How I draft my novels.

Unlike Donald Trump’s nature-defying comb-over, writing becomes less and less mysterious as time goes on. At first there’s a mystique about the whole process of Writing A Book, but then you manage to bleed sixty or eighty-thousand words onto a page (or into a word doc), and you realize that, … 678 more words