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50,000 Words A Month Is Very Doable
It’s Nano. Which means everyone is pushing themselves to write 50,000 words towards a novel this month. And it seems like a lot when you’re trying to have a life, too. But, really, it isn’t. Not if writing is a … Continue reading
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Creating A Story
Bear with me on this one, because I’m going to wander a bit. First, there’s a great new post from Chuck Wendig up: Writing Is A Profane, Irrational, Imperfect Act Here’s a quick quote from the article that I loved: … Continue reading
I Love Chuck Wendig
There’s been a thread over on AW about writers writing full-time and some of the posts have been very frustrating to me because they basically say that this idea that if you try hard enough to be a writer that … Continue reading
Should You Edit?
If you’re reading this blog post, the short answer to this question is: YES. There are authors out there who’ve been doing this writing thing for a very long time that may be able to get away with writing without … Continue reading
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He’s Right, You Have to Finish
Chuck Wendig, as usual, has a fantastic post up at his blog at the moment: Why It’s Important To Finish Your Shit It’s worth the read, if for nothing else than this line: “I mean, c’mon. Prone-position face-pie? Delicious. Amazing. Transformative.” … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged A World Dark and Cold, being a writer, finish your shit, perfection is overrated, sale, terribleminds blog, writing, you can't sell something you don't finish Comments Off on He’s Right, You Have to Finish
The bloom is off the rose
It’s Wednesday night, the pup is asleep at my feet, I’ve had a beer to get over the workday, so I guess it’s time to piss some people off. Not that I will actually piss anyone off. I’m too small … Continue reading
Fail but don’t quit
I was just trying to find an article I had bookmarked and saw that one of my bookmarks is called “The Scoop on Our Poop.” Ah, the joys of dog ownership! I was looking for this blog post by Chuck … Continue reading
Posted in Advice, General Musings, Writing Tagged being a writer, not all writing involves writing, patricia c. wrede blog, perseverance, quitting vs. failure, terribleminds blog, writer's block, writing Comments Off on Fail but don’t quit
Feed The Soul Or Feed The Body?
Warning, I am about to ramble. So, if you want a coherent, writing-related post, check this one by Chuck Wendig out: An Email About Writing, And My Response A quick quote: “If this is something you really want to do, … Continue reading
Posted in General Musings, Life, Writing Tagged being a writer, choosing money over satisfaction, do as I say not as I do, I hate some of the decisions I'm forced to make, life would be so much simpler if I were a true narcissist, nourishing your soul, terribleminds blog, writing Comments Off on Feed The Soul Or Feed The Body?
Chuck Wendig Has Been Good To Me
Anyone who has read this blog for a while will know that I love Chuck Wendig’s posts. What he has to say about writing resonates with me and the way he says it makes me smile. Well, today he had … Continue reading
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