Category Archives: writing

What Makes a Good Writer?

Is it humility? The sheer inability to be able to confidently say – “I’m a good writer?” Different than saying I can write. Because I know I can write, which is why I even bother trying in the first place. But … Continue reading

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An Exercise (For Me)

I’m busy cranking away at NaNoWriMo. I fell a little behind over the weekend, but not so far behind that I couldn’t easily catch up. The goal for today is 13,336. I’m currently at 10,759 – a difference of 2,577 … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Launched!

It’s that time of year again. When I resign myself to writing 50,000 words in a mere thirty days. When I actually take the time to write. Make excuses FOR my writing, instead of against it. Every year the process … Continue reading

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As An Editor

Last night, I finally finished my work on the three book manuscript I was hired to edit last November. Total manuscript length was 887 pages and well over 200,000 words. That’s nearly 11 months of laboriously pouring   over all … Continue reading

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The End of Something – The Start of Something New?

I’ve spent the better part of this past year editing a three book, 887 page, YA dystopic fantasy novel. The author had approached me during NaNoWriMo 2010 and, since it was a paid gig, I dropped working on my manuscript … Continue reading

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Writing Class & Memoir

I had my first writing class this week and it was really very interesting and fun. And AMAZING to be in a room with writers and readers again. I didn’t realize how much I missed it until I was there, … Continue reading

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Top Ten of Twenty Ten

Though I haven’t yet finished the last of my four books to finish before the end of the year, here are my Top Ten favorite books of this year. While From Eternity to Here is good, it isn’t going to … Continue reading

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