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Sealing the Deal

So I broke them up, skipped ahead ten years, and now she’s struggling through some awkward college experiences. What’s the point of the story? STILL FIGURING IT OUT, FOLKS. 446 more words


250 Words per Hour

Not long ago, my muse gave me an ultimatum (here) – Write or Else!

So I’ve been writing, keeping up my end of the bargain and then some, writing 6-10 hours a day, 5 days a week. 215 more words

The Adventure Of Writing

What We Write Novel Planner: Word Tracking Sheet

Tracking your daily word count can be a useful tool for many reasons. Firstly, it helps you develop a habit of daily writing and hold yourself accountable to it, but it also lets you establish days where you know you’ll have free time and those where you perhaps won’t. 26 more words


Exploration in Physical Theory

Well, it’s done. August and Jordan have been separated, and I am thrilled with the results. A quick snapshot before we dive into an excerpt: 971 more words


Confessions of a Noob Author

How did it feel writing my first novel?

Well, some days I felt like I was stumbling through a Siberian tundra, frostbitten and starving, with a hundred-pound weight on my back, and Russian oligarchs hunting me for sport. 1,283 more words

Beta Readers

I’m stilling writing for the day, but the latest update has me just past 34,500 so hurrah! Some quick stats:

  • Total word count: 34,750
  • Moments I lamented plot decisions: All day, just all day, so all the moments…
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Travel Days are Light Days

On a plane for two hours between JFK and ORD, I thought I’d have more to say, but the marathon reruns of OG Law & Order SVU stole most of my attention. 87 more words