Monthly Archives: November 2015

Drunk on Writing, per Bradbury (Inspiration)

“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”

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It’s Time to Give Thanks….

Don’t focus on what’s wrong in the world. Focus on what’s right instead. Count your blessings. Give thanks Continue reading

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Well, I’m Writing Along On My NaNoWriMo Project…

How’s your writing going? Continue reading

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On Action and Pacing

Pacing is important to keeping a reader’s interest, and what’s good pacing varies dependent on the story you’re telling… Continue reading

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Writing To Be Something, per Martin (Inspiration)

“I don’t think anyone is ever writing so that you can throw it away. You’re always writing it to be something. Later, you decide whether it’ll ever see the light of day. But at the moment of its writing, it’s always meant to be something. So, to me, there’s no practicing; there’s only editing and publishing or not publishing.”

Steve Martin Continue reading

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Changing Up My Writing (Nano style) Again….

…If writing blog posts was flowing smoothly for me, why not think of the book as a series of blog posts?… Continue reading

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Back Up Warning Signals…

…don’t forget to back up your work… Continue reading

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More Music to Feed Your Inner Nano

We’re with you. Keep writing Continue reading

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Video Games Writers Play (Games Writers Play)

Want a new way to touch base with your creativity?…. Continue reading

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Tragic Relief, per Pratchett (Inspiration)

“You can’t build a plot out of jokes. You need tragic relief. And you need to let people know that when a lot of frightened people are running around with edged weaponry, there are deaths. Stupid deaths, usually. I’m not writing ‘The A-Team’ – if there’s a fight going on, people will get hurt. Not letting this happen would be a betrayal.”

Terry Pratchett Continue reading

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