Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Three Year Itch

Kristine Kathryn Rusch had an interesting post up this week on the Business Rusch: Reality Check. It’s worth a read for anyone who wants to do this writing thing for the long-haul. I found this quote interesting: “It usually takes about … Continue reading

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Some Writerly Quotes

I just got one of those almost positive bits of news that could mean nothing. Love them, but reminded me of the Seth Godin quote about “The stressful part is the hoping.” So, thought I’d do post a few great … Continue reading

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There Is No Right Path

This is true of pretty much everything in life.  My path is not someone else’s path.  And someone else could try to do exactly what I’ve done in my life and have a completely different outcome. What I want out … Continue reading

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Some More Thoughts on Pen Names

A few good posts have come out in the last week related to pen names, so I thought I’d share them and maybe talk a little more about my experience with using pen names and give a few pointers. First, … Continue reading

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The Limited Value of Information

I was thinking about this the other day as I shelved yet another writing advice book: Information only has value to the extent that you remember it or know where to find it. There were some great passages of advice … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Opportunity

I ran into someone from that writer’s conference I attended yesterday.  This was someone who had participated in a critique group with an agent and then pitched to that agent later in the weekend. Good news, the agent wanted to … Continue reading

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