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NaNoWriMo Prep - Day 4 of 9

Today I plot, but admittedly, distractions abound. Not in the form of groceries, house work, or paying bills. Not even a nice walk in the woods at dusk. 168 more words

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Creating the Setting For Your Story (Question)

From one writer to another, do you usually base your story’s setting on real places?

Or, do you prefer to create them from your imagination?


Mile Hi Con this weekend!

The schedule for Mile Hi Con is up.  Here’s mine, along with a couple of signings that didn’t make the master schedule for some reason. 141 more words

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5 Reasons I'm a Real Writer (that are not "I have a book coming out next year")

I have been a real writer for a while now.

How do I know?

  1. I write.
  2. I rewrite.
  3. I edit my rewrite.
  4. I allow other people (not my mom) to read it.
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No Good Deed

Light One Candle, Write one Book

The comment said, in effect, that writing a few novels won’t stem the tides of darkness and the threats facing Western Civilization. The writer was, and is, quite correct, except . 777 more words

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Wednesday Words - Halloween Edition

Today’s scary #1lineWed is brought to you by the words **FEAR**, **AFRAID**, and **FRIGHT**. It is that time of year. Halloween is less than a week away so I find this weeks prompts perfect. 542 more words

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25 Facts Tag: ABOUT ME!

  1. What is your middle name? Edward, my first name is Ray. 
  2. What was favourite subject at school? I always loved English, or Art. 
  3. What is your favourite drink?
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