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Behind the Scenes

Every now and again I think of how fans see their favorite writers or musicians or performers when they’re not center stage with a new project.  550 more words

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Genre Writing: Horror - Do's and Don'ts

That task of writing is never easy. Enjoyable but not easy. Sure one can have a great session and put down five thousand amazing words with little effort. 502 more words

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Questionable Writing Advice

In a recent issue of one of the few writing magazines I subscribe to, they provide a multi-page article (in garish school-bus yellow, I should add) of “what agents hate.”  I only briefly skimmed it, having had the sense that this was going to be little more than a list of personal irritations that may or may not be helpful to the writers reading it.  460 more words

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Genre Writing: Fundamentals

Much of what I’ve read when it comes to choosing a genre is confusing. The reason it’s confusing? Motivation.

I’ve read articles that tell you not to limit yourself to a genre – you’ll stifle your writing. 775 more words

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5min - slacking and change 

Nothing about life is as true as this: everything changes. In a moment, in a month, or in a life time. It changes.

I have been reminded of that a lot lately. 159 more words

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The Idea Fiend - Aligning Your Thoughts

If you’re a writer, I’m pretty sure you have days when ideas flood your mind like an overfilled dam. Whether those ideas are for stories, characters, worlds, or plot points, if managed badly they could get seriously overwhelming. 739 more words

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5min - Writing

I’ve started cleaning up what I’ve already written for book two in my Half Blood Sorceress series. A lot of what I’m doing is just remembering what I’ve already written so that when I start getting to the chapters that aren’t finished yet I can keep everything on the right track. 234 more words

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