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Writing Sequels

Off the top of my head, I really can't think of an author who's kicked back, hoisted their champagne, and touted writing sequels as something that was 'easy'. Mostly, writers love to complain in long, elegant, and very tortured paragraphs.... Continue Reading →

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Beautiful People #25 – June 2017

Paper Fury is out with another Beautiful People post this month, and here I am doing a post on Godric Dorial - my 1000+-year-old Viking, former amnesiac, odd fellow. He's seen a lot, experienced even more, and felt enough for... Continue Reading →

Harmony – a momentary reflection on writing a motley crew

via Daily Prompt: Harmony For a most excellent post on writing motley crews, please check out my brain-twin's blog post: How to Write A Motley Crew. As for me, I've been struggling with the very issue of harmony with the crew... Continue Reading →

Most Interesting – Problems in Writing

via Daily Prompt: Passport So the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, right? This applies to writing. If you have your characters in a (physical, emotional, existential) place and you need to get them to another place,... Continue Reading →

Colorful Clips – Acceptance

via Daily Prompt: Acceptance What a universally acknowledged desire of the human race: acceptance. There's nothing like that spark which flares in the heart when a friend stands up for you or a family member says they don't know what... Continue Reading →

Colorful Clips – Instinct

When this prompt came into my inbox this morning, I thought, "Yes! I know I talk about instinct A LOT in my writing. I'm SURE I have TONS of clips I could do a post about." Well, maybe not as... Continue Reading →

Beautiful People – March 2017

In my series (known as Bill) centered around a group of gifted individuals, I needed to spend a little time on my protagonist: Elizabeth. Though I have to say, it was tough. I wanted to do this on my anti-hero as... Continue Reading →

How to Create Your Own Word-Count Tracker in Excel

Not gonna lie: one of the reasons I most love doing NaNoWriMo is watching those little bars inch above the line on the graph. I liked it so much that I learned how to use Excel specifically so I could... Continue Reading →

NaNo – music

Everyone writes differently. Some on laptops, some on typewriters, and a few freaks even write longhand (I love you, I do - it's envy talking, here). Some write in costume, some write upside down, and some write only when fueled by... Continue Reading →

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