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An Empty Box

I recently tried a different method of writing called Relax and Write. Each session starts with a guided meditation. During a recent meditation, I visualized myself walking into my kitchen to find a box on the island. 611 more words


Finding Your Own Voice

I’m going to suggest a completely absurd thought about writing, here. You might unfollow me for this and say that I’m no real writer.

But have you ever considered the absurd notion that what you wrote might just be absolutely fine the first time? 594 more words


Dare to Be Different

I’m one of those writers, as I’m sure many of us are, who is never satisfied with my work. I could write the most glorious sentence or an epic scene in a book, yet no matter how many times I reread it, I will always find something wrong with it. 779 more words


The Wrong Story

I was debating making alterations to Dayna’s story, or at least to which part of it I used as a NaNo candidate, and I decided to talk some of it over with a friend. 557 more words


Process Not Product #5: Story

This is a nice one to end September on. Another of the books that has been in progress is a short story collection. Recently as part of the ‘Dating the Page’ project I’ve begun to scrutinise all the books I started years ago that have remained in a state of limbo. 116 more words

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Footsteps and raindrops

This post is approximately 350 words, some of them onomatopoetic.

I usually walk the dogs with music playing through headphones. One morning, as mist hung heavy upon the air, I decided to go without. 319 more words

Writing Process

Don't Forget: #FirstDraft60 2016 starts 10/02/16! #amwriting #nanoprep #nanowrimo

In case you missed the announcement earlier this week, here’s the original post:

Starting Sunday, October 2, I’m challenging myself—and y’all—to an audacious project: to plan, prep, and write a first draft in 60 days. 491 more words