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What’s with this inner Hallmark Channel voice in my writing?!

photo credit: zen via photopin cc     I’ve lost Faulkner and gained a Lifetime movie… Ugh. I don’t know what has happened to me, but I’m not pleased. Has my muse changed shape? If so, no offense, but I’d … Continue reading

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How #Junowrimo reminds me that I am NOT writing

It’s June – JuNoWriMo once again. Last June I wrote the draft of my first organized crime novel – Lotierie: Legend. This June – I could write a sequel. I could write the second novel in the Nelson and Cora … Continue reading

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Kill the darlings… practicing what I preach

Scratch out Previously, I wrote about editing out the adverbs and making your writing tighter, more effective. So, do I practice what I preach? I try. I am knee deep in editing and revising the first 1500 words of my … Continue reading

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