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The Fog of War – NaNo: Final Stretch + Snippets

For those of you WriMo-ers out there, you may be feeling a little fatigued at this point. You may be dealing with writing-related injuries like strained wrists, bruised fingers, blisters, or early-onset cray-cray-writer syndrome*. Well, I'm here for you, and... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo – Writing Through the Fear

I think every writer, possibly anyone who has ever tried to write, can relate to the moment when the words seem so weighty and the subject so large that writing further seems impossible. In my experience, this happens during NaNoWriMo... Continue Reading →

Preparing for NaNo

It's that time of year, my people. The leaves are pretty colors. There is orange everywhere. Everything is pumpkin spice flavors. NaNoWriMo is on the air. You can feel the tremors rumbling through the internet as a hoard of authors... Continue Reading →

The Building Blocks of Story

via Daily Prompt: Mighty The word of the day prompt is 'Mighty' - and it was recently emphasized to me just how mighty the task of writing is. It is, in fact, the creation of worlds. I was talking to... Continue Reading →

Beautiful People #26 – Author Writing Process Edition

Paper Fury has done it again with another lovely Beautiful People post - even if I was a bit late in getting to it. Just under the wire! Whew! Here's here meme, for those interested parties: Paperfury.com How do you... Continue Reading →

Writing: Character

A writer-friend of mine who has recently stumbled into some impending spare time asked me if I had any advice on the creation of characters. It turns out, I have some clear and relevant thoughts on the matter, and I... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Lessons in Aunt-hood – Play

During my time in Oklahoma, I spent hours on end with little people. Normally, this is not the case. In my day-to-day, I don't have a lot of interaction with anyone under the age of 18. This has been the... Continue Reading →

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