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The Final Push

I’m nearing the end of rewriting Enchanting Elodie. Plot-wise, we are in the midst of the crisis or major setback and approaching the climax or final push. 427 more words

Writing Process

Crafting Emotional Characters

Okay. I’m going to just come out and say it. I kinda hate my narrator.

Okay…it’s more than kinda. I REALLY hate my narrator.

No, she didn’t change directions. 620 more words


Things To Do

Things to do to the first draft of the story I wrote earlier (Let Her Stay (full)) to make it into a second draft ( 664 more words


Editing novels takes aaaaages

The last time I wrote about my writing here, I was about to start reading through the first draft of my crime thriller novel with a view to completing a second draft. 371 more words


9 Things I Didn't Know About Writing A Second Draft

Good morning, Cyberspace! As you all probably know, about a month-ish ago I finished the first draft of my current WIP, everlost. It was exciting. 2,162 more words


The man swung at the golf ball with a yearning thrust of his club. Thus smacked into submission, the ball flung into the air in a beautiful arc over the deep blue grass.

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Short Stories

Escalating the Tension in Your Writing

(Reed’s Playlist for the occasion:¬†Short Skirt Long Jacket by Cake)

What’s up, world?

I’m very close to finishing the 1.5 draft of my . I have one chapter left to rewrite and revamp – the climactic finale of act one of my story. 801 more words