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Even If You Can’t Pump Out 2,500 Words an Hour, Find Your Own Version of This…

How’s it going? I read an article yesterday (can’t remember which of my Facebook friends shared it) about a romance author who can write 2,500 words…per hour. Wow. I know I don’t have that kind of production, for sure (my … Continue reading

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How You Can Use Wallpaper to Improve Your Writing

How’s it going? Yesterday I noticed something interesting that I think will help you a lot with your writing (fiction, email copy, what-have-ya), depending on what you’re facing. Let’s get to it. I live in a house in the country. … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Chasing My Tail Because of a Tale–Here’s Proof…

How’s your week been? I know it’s almost over, but I want to get one post in before the week is over, and nearly August with it. And about that post title? I’m feeling a little stuck. I’m more than … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do?

How’s it going? This post title is also the title of a song by Neil Sedaka. And no, I’ve never seen him perform that song (or any other one, for that matter). The song was apparently re-released in 1975, and … Continue reading

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Editing, Creating Universes, And My Take On Deadlines…

How’s it going? It’s a bit of the same old, same old for me today. I saw a post on another blog about editing today. I’m doing some editing for a client, and trying to work on footnotes at the … Continue reading

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What A Depressed Dog Can Teach You About Revising Your Writing

How’s it going? Hope you had a great weekend. My aunt and uncle went to a wedding over the weekend, and my mom and I went to stay overnight to take care of their dog, a miniature Pinscher named Maggie, … Continue reading

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Fiction File: A Classic Writer’s Game That Everyone Plays, But (Usually) Hates…

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve had one of these for-fiction-writers-only Fiction File posts…but something hit home for me in a big way. I made this post a File because fiction is where this hit me first. … Continue reading

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How My 4th Grade Teacher Helped Me Without Knowing It

Last post, I talked a little bit about how my life was impacted by a local symphony conductor. I thought I’d do the same today, with my 4th grade teacher. First a little background… I spent all my life up … Continue reading

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How Being A Total Idiot Makes You A Better Editor And Writer

Hope you had a great weekend. I thought the post last week about what I learned from editing would be the last one about it, and that would be that. I’d move on to other things. I was wrong. I’m … Continue reading

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How Someone Else’s Brain Can Make You A Better Writer

How was your weekend? I don’t make a habit of asking people how their Monday was. And don’t worry, I’m not going to start now (although I did have an unexpected family visit—very cool). All right, let’s get to it. … Continue reading

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