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Sunday Summary: Pulling Ahead

So, this week has gone pretty well. I got the rest of the chapters of Stained Snow back from my beta reader. Also got Stained by Ashes back from my critique partner. 535 more words


Reading it Forward with my Team

Writing may seem like a solitary occupation, and it does involve long hours alone, but like most work done well, it also involves a team. In the past week I’ve finished the second draft of the fifth Mae Martin book and sent it to critique partners. 307 more words

Behind The Stories: Inspirations And Encounters


So I’m revisiting an older novel of mine when I realize I have two, count them two, expository phone conversations between the same two and a half characters (it makes sense in context) in one chapter. 334 more words


Familiarity Breeds Contempt - An Authors Confession

Chaucer recorded this proverb in 1386. It means knowing someone or something intimately exposes its flaws. I am starting to feel that way about my story. 226 more words


Excerpt and an update: Battle Scars II, For King and Country

Real life tends to get in the way of writing, of editing. I feel lucky to have talented author and editor Catherine Hedge combing through… 467 more words

Battle Scars

Writing Wednesday: Finding Routine

I started out this week with a plan to write for 20 minutes on that day’s project(or work on plotting for 20 minutes) then move on to editing. 753 more words


Myths and tips – What I learnt from the university’s examination system

Everyone has their own study style and some people prefer one way of studying, while others have developed their own methods to suit them. Mine was a three-weeks-per-module semester. 577 more words