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13 Week Rewrite, Week Five: Beginning the Middle

Over the last four weeks, you’ve written a new outline, rewritten the new beginning of your manuscript, explored the counter-arguments in your story, and your hero has made an irrevocable decision. Now it’s time to rewrite the middle. Your hero’s

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Thunderclap! Support the “Save the Date” Blog Tour!

Thunderclap! You’re Cordially Invited— To Support the Wedding of Eithne “Save the Date” Blog Tour Thunderclap Announcement! The Wedding of Eithne is the highly anticipated Fourth Tale in the Matter of Manred fantasy series. For those who know that love

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NaNoWriMo 2016: A Retrospective

3 Days, 3 Quotes Because trying to write a 65,000 word NaNoWriMo novel in 30 days isn’t enough, a writing colleague of mine, Jean Lee, nominated me for the “3 Days, 3 Quotes” challenge last week. So before we get

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NaNoWriMo: Thanksgiving Update – How Do I Write My Ending?

I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. — Henry David Thoreau I’ll be honest, 2016 has been a mixed bag. On the one hand, we’ve lost so many cultural icons, from David Bowie to

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NaNoWriMo: Day Seventeen Update – Story Isn’t Linear

NaNoWriMo 2016: Life is nothing if not unpredictable. Ugh… Ok. Life threw me a curve ball. So much for outlines. So much for schedules and daily word counts. For the last ten years, I’ve been the proud companion to a

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NaNoWriMo: Day Ten Update – Ugh, What Am I Doing?

My NaNoWriMo Advice for Success! So…. How’s That NoWriNaMo Thing Going? …Rassinfrassinmuffinlovin… mumblegrumblebumblefumble… Do you have people in your life who think that writing a novel is just like writing a grocery list, only, you know… more words? Yeah? So

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NaNoWriMo: Day Three Update

NaNoWriMo 2016 Participant

The decision to engage in National November Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) is probably the most masochistic thing I’ve done since adopting my 13 Week Novel Writing process. Except maybe for that lost weekend in Iceland… The NaNoWriMo Battle Plan Any

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