Tag: Passion

Why passion is important to good writing.

Happy Birthday to the Hedge King! #Bookiversary

Happy Birthday to Hedge King in Winter, by Michael E. Dellert

Today is the one year anniversary of Hedge King in Winter. Yes, believe it or not, one year ago today, my first fantasy novella, Hedge King in Winter, saw the light of day as a commercial publication. It was a

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The Fear of Success

In a recent post, I mentioned the fear of success in passing, as one of the dreaded Seven Demons we must confront as writers. Many scoff at the idea that anyone should be afraid to succeed. It’s what we all

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Passion and Creative Writing

So you’re almost ready to begin writing your novel. You’ve been filling the well, conjuring up images and ideas from your subconscious. You’ve played around with structure and asked questions about how your characters are going to get from A

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NaNoWriMo 2014 and Halloween

Dickens at the Blacking Warehouse

To the NaNoWriMo 2014 tribe, going out like goblins into the wild, haunted fairy-land of November with great expectations of Dickensianism: I salute you. Go forth, my creatures of the night!

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Who I am. Really.

So maybe you’ve read my About Me page, or maybe you haven’t. It tells you a lot about what I’ve done in my few days here on Earth, but not much, I guess, about who I really am. So here’s

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