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Category: Writing How Tos

NaNoWriMo-Day 13

  Almost at the mid-way point and how are things going? My tip today is food centric. I’ve found that if I write while I’m hungry I’m not as productive. They say our brains need fuel like the rest of our bodies so maybe that’s got something to do with it. Even if you don’t…

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NaNoWriMo-Day 8 and 9

  I didn’t get time to post anything yesterday because I was busy throughout the day and then ended up writing until about 10 p.m. How are things going for you? We’re a week into the challenge and is it easier or harder than you thought? My tip is don’t worry if you feel you…

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NaNoWriMo-Day 3

I’m currently taking a break from today’s writing sprint which is also my tip of the day. Some people don’t like to quit writing until they’re done with their word count but I like to stop every fifteen minutes or so and take a break and stretch my legs or even grab of cup of tea.  

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Been Rejected and It Hurts so Bad?

  The dreaded rejection letter. The writer’s equivalent of a dear john letter. They’re a necessary evil that goes hand in hand with being an author who’s continually writing and submitting their work. I’ve had my share of them and once I even received two in one day. Ouch! Another time I received someone else’s…

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April Workshops

  I’m teaching two workshops that both begin tomorrow- The first one is Writing the Continuing Story and Trilogy which is offered through the Outreach Chapter of the Romance Writers of America. Here’s the link with all the details-   http://www.oirwa.com/forum/campus/   And Crafting the Short Story is my first time teaching for the Maryland…

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