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While I’ve posted a few things, I have a long way to go. I just started this website and have many articles to add. I’m also still figuring out how to post things to WordPress in a way that is most useful for readers. 38 more words

Articles On Writing

Revision & Word Count

I’m deep into the revision process of my novel, THE INK OF TIME. I’ve covered a lot of ground, but have sooooo much more to do.  445 more words

Writing A Novel

How To Write A Book - 5 Tips For Using Beta Readers

*Note: This blog is for those using FREE beta readers, as in.. favors from friends or friends of friends. If you are paying beta readers, many of these points will not apply. 1,243 more words

“I love it when a plan comes together.”

My dad used to watch The A-Team when I was a kid and the main character. The main character, John “Hannibal” Smith, was known for chomping on a cigar and saying, “I love it when a plan comes together.” 883 more words

Writing Fantasy - Logline (Elevator Pitch)

What is a logline?

Have you ever been in a situation where you tell someone you’re writing a book, all excited, and then they ask you what it’s about, and you get that glazed look like you just woke up from a nap? 659 more words

Writing A Novel

Use Your Writing Process or Process Your Writing it Doesn't Matter as Long as Your Process Processes Your Processable Process

Have you ever given much thought to the writing process? I am going to assume the answer is no since it’s not something I ponder on a regular basis. 254 more words

On Writing

Revising the First Draft---My Story

I read online about Revising the First Draft. Those online people make it seem really straight-forward. They must know what they’re talking about. They’ve got books published and writerly looking profile pics.  745 more words