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I started March Novel Writing Month with an attainable goal: Write my novella or, at least, 40,000 words. Based on my past first-draft writing experiences, I thought it would be easy and I’d even be done ahead of time so I could go back and start rewriting Book 3. Ha! Man plans, God laughs. Life went a little crazy. Day-job business got slammed. And then there was the horrible disaster in Japan and I couldn’t just sit by and think, “I wish I could do something” when I actually could. So I poured myself into the Indie Author Relief Fund … Continue reading


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Last week, I challenged you to a writing marathon. Thanks to everyone who participated! Not only was it a great and much needed kick-in-the-ass to get some words weaved, but it also got me back into the WIP. I’ve been excited to write every night this week. For future challenges, or if you just want to have your own writing weekend, here are some tips to keep you strong and focused: Stay hydrated! Water is good, but coffee’s even better. Or tea. Or wine or beer. Whatever your fancy. Just drink LOTS of it. A warning to all who dare … Continue reading


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