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What makes good writing? (a personal question)

I just finished the first draft of my second novel!! A very happy day.  It’s a bit on the short side (51K), but so was the first draft of the first novel.  I tend to underwrite in my first drafts, … Continue reading

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Knowing you shouldn’t and doing it anyway

The problem with spending five hours on a train is that my mind wanders in weird directions.  I’ve had this story idea for a while.  (One of those that I should really write now before I get published and start to think … Continue reading

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Are you a poet? Or are you a novelist?

This post will probably come off as a bit snarky.  At least the title I chose seems to be headed that direction.  So, before I get too far into it, here’s a link to someone far more experienced and kind … Continue reading

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