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A Hiatus, or did I just quit?

A break – that’s what I called it. Things had gone on a different path than I anticipated. I was selling books, but I was focusing on the need for agents and publicists and book signings and talking with people about … Continue reading

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So yeah … about that NaNoWriMo thing

Well… It’s not looking good for NaNo. I won’t say impossible (only because I never say that word), but things were off to a non-existent start for such as huge part of November that I thought I wouldn’t get anything … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Have I Lost my Mojo?

NaNo starts November 1. I completed (I won!) NaNo last November. If you aren’t familiar with NaNo, “winning” means that I completed 50k words in the month of November of 2011. That manuscript later became Nelson and Cora: The Beginning. … Continue reading

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3 Lies Writers Tell Ourselves

Liar, Liar, pants on fire! 3 Lies Writers Tell Themselves 1. I don’t care what anyone thinks of my writing If this were true, you would never, ever share your work. It would stay locked up in a drawer somewhere, hidden … Continue reading

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Overcome by a Pantster Attack

My Pantster Tendencies Won — this round Day 13 of JuNoWriMo/ CampNaNoWriMo (50k words in 30 days), and my innner Pantster won. I tried three different stories – all three I planned out, mapped, strategized, created character arcs, character profiles, … Continue reading

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I Cannot Serve Three Masters

And, by “masters” I mean stories Most of you know that I am participating in JuNoWriMo and CampNaNoWriMo this year – yes, that means I am writing two different stories during the month of June. Along came this third story, … Continue reading

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I’m suffering a Pantster attack

Pantster Tendencies Attack photo credit: tochis via photo pin cc June 1st, 2012 – JuNoWriMo kicks off. I’ve been planning to do this for a few months now. By planning, I mean brainstorming, outlining, thinking about character motivation, story arc, setting, key plot points. … Continue reading

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