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The Writing Process, part IV: Editing

Lately on Twitter I've been seeing a lot of discussion about the writing process, how people go about the actual labor of constructing the book, and how authors revise, edit, and prep their book for submission or self publication. I know I do things a little differently from a lot of other writers, so I… Continue reading The Writing Process, part IV: Editing

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The Writing Process, part III: Revisions

Lately on Twitter I've been seeing a lot of discussion about the writing process, how people go about the actual labor of constructing the book, and how authors revise, edit, and prep their book for submission or self publication. I know I do things a little differently from a lot of other writers, so I… Continue reading The Writing Process, part III: Revisions

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The Writing Process, Part II: Drafting

Lately on Twitter I've been seeing a lot of discussion about the writing process, how people go about the actual labor of constructing the book, and how authors revise, edit, and prep their book for submission or self publication. I know I do things a little differently from a lot of other writers, so I… Continue reading The Writing Process, Part II: Drafting

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The Writing Process, Part I: Introduction

Lately on Twitter I've been seeing a lot of discussion about the writing process, how people go about the actual labor of constructing the book, and how authors revise, edit, and prep their book for submission or self publication. I know I do things a little differently from a lot of other writers, so I… Continue reading The Writing Process, Part I: Introduction

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#SeeWomenWrite

In honor of International Women's Day, a friend and fellow author, Emily Selleck is hosting a promo opportunity for fellow female authors. #SeeWomenWrite is a tag we'll be using on Twitter from March 4-10, to celebrate women authors and share news and promotions. Several authors are hosting special deals or sales next week. In addition… Continue reading #SeeWomenWrite

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What I’m Watching: Moreau House

With Moreau House about to come out, I thought it would be fun to list some of the movies and television shows I watched to get into the headspace for this book. Charmed This is an old standby. Since I own the entire series, it's usually on in the background when I'm writing fantasy of… Continue reading What I’m Watching: Moreau House

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#AuthorStats

A few weeks ago on Twitter, there was a tag floating around--#authorstats--to help show aspiring writers and authors some of the realities of publishing. I did answer the questionnaire on twitter, but even with the new 280 character limit, it wasn't enough space for me to really get in-depth, since, like a lot of writers,… Continue reading #AuthorStats

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Nanowrimo 2017 Wrap up

I know I'm a little late, but I thought waiting a week would give us all a chance to recover from the insanity that is National Novel Writing Month. How did you do? Did you meet your goal? Were you a rebel this year, or a traditionalist? Change you mind halfway through and swap stories?… Continue reading Nanowrimo 2017 Wrap up

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The Lines We Do Not Cross

As readers, we all have those things we just can't read--those events we come across in books that make us put them down and not pick them up again. Writers have those, too--those scenes we can't write. That we don't want to write, for whatever reason. Sometimes these lines fluctuate. We inch closer to them,… Continue reading The Lines We Do Not Cross

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Nanowrimo Check In

How is everyone's Nanowrimo going? Getting your words in? Hopelessly behind? Already done? (Insane, I know, but I know people who can finish in two weeks! Yes, I hate them, too.) I'm sitting just about where I want to be, with a couple of extra days in the bag in case I need them later.… Continue reading Nanowrimo Check In