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It Takes Time…

I should be writing right now. One of my New Year’s resolutions was to write at least 20,000 words per week for 26 weeks of the year. My thought was I’d front load that and write 20K words a week … Continue reading

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Writing Is The Long Con

What do I mean by that? I mean that writing isn’t necessarily about the sale you make today. It’s about establishing a solid base of work that then reaches critical mass and becomes self-sustaining.

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Don’t query too soon

With the end of NaNo right around the corner, it’s time to talk about fighting urges.  In this case, the urge to rush right out and query your newly minted, shiny, pretty, tied-with-a-bow novel. You’ve worked and slaved on it … Continue reading

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Negotiating against yourself

As so frequently happens in life, I’m seeing a pattern between some disparate events that have occurred recently.  (This is what happens when I try to write a blog post before 7 AM.  I use words like disparate  and phrases … Continue reading

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