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The Writing Addiction-Your Best Habit

 To be a good writer you first have to write…

Sounds like a given but it is often the hardest step – staying focused and away from distractions. 473 more words


Lack of Information

I guess it always happens when I hear the feedback. I don’t deliver enough information. I know it. I’m trying to grow, but I just don’t know how to stop making the same mistakes. 302 more words

Outlining: The Writing Process Part 3

Wait a second there, James. You jump from setting up your writing environment, brainstorming “techniques” and go right into writing.

That may be fine and dandy for you, but I have a whole other step in there with my process. 680 more words


Outlining: a necessary evil?

As my previous posts will attest, I am a pantser. I may not sit around in my pants all day (unless you use the American English definition), but I have always written by the seat of my pants. 460 more words


Three Dirty Birds and Weiland's Character Sketches

Our Dirty Birds discussion of K.M. Weiland’s Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success continues with the second chapter on character sketches.

Kate: I just…can’t…even. 1,119 more words

Three Dirty Birds Talk

Keep your promise to your readers

Helga’s Post # 106: During our recent downsizing from house to condo I was forced to part with a multitude of boxes containing heaps of notes and articles about writing. 1,051 more words


Starting Chapter Three #NotForLong

Since I have the house to myself (and have made it sufficiently hot enough to write) I thought I would do a little outlining today. Since chapter three of my… 56 more words

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