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Procrastination Station!

Okay, so we are down to the wire on NaNoWriMo. There are only 5,697 words to go. Jo has behaved herself admirably through most of the draft, and the book has done some things that I really am loving, but… You knew … Continue reading

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Writing is Exciting — 3 D's for Daily Success!

It’s another week down on NaNoWriMo. So far, things are going along swimmingly. Jo is proving to be her usual feisty self, and things are heating up for Practical Polly in the dime novel too. There is nothing more exciting … Continue reading

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It's Friday Already?!

This will probably be a short, sweet post, because I have to be about my 1667 words for today– Yes, it’s that time of year again. November is upon us, and NaNoWriMo is here. This year, I am writing the … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

  This is my favorite holiday of the year. Ghosts and ghouls wandering the world, trick-or-treating, scary stories… Last week I told you about some of the scary stories that I had for Halloween. Today, I am going to give … Continue reading

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Once More — Let's Go, WriMo!

[The above is the Toastmasters Speech I gave on the subject Tuesday. Sorry for the position of the camera…but the vocal is good] One last call to action here. 🙂 NaNoWriMo is less than 48 hours away now.  Join me … Continue reading

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GUEST POST — Naomi Rawle Discusses Her Story "Core Craving" in Hides the Dark Tower

  I’d like to start off by thanking Rie for letting me share with you some of the things that inspired “Core Craving,” the flash fiction piece I have in the Hides the Dark Tower anthology. The story is set in … Continue reading

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Overcoming Writer's Block: 5 Quick Tips

We all have those days… Sitting in front of a glowing screen, or empty notebook and NOTHING wants to be written on it. This has been particularly frustrating in light of the challenge this year. I can’t afford NOT to … Continue reading

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Care to Join Me?

Yesterday, I told you about one of the challenges I was working on.  Well, today’s to-do item is to post a Call to Action. As many of you may know, it’s almost that time again…one of my favorite and most … Continue reading

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It's a Challenge!

One of the hardest parts of this job I am so fond of is establishing yourself as a “brand.” I know, some people say a writer shouldn’t BE a brand. But having a marketing platform is extremely important. What exactly … Continue reading

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I Love My Job…But Sometimes–

All my life, I’ve wanted to be a writer. Of course, I’d love to be the next Stephen King–but I don’t expect to be. I would settle for being a household name in my hometown… …but then, I see something … Continue reading

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