Category Archives: For Writers

Reading Story Physics by Larry Brooks, getting ready for Camp NaNo July

Still working on developing the story and getting ready for Camp NaNoWriMo (July Session). Taking a break to post an update: just broke 30k. Woohoo! I’ve also been reading the latest writing book by Larry Brooks, Story Physics: Harnessing the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, grab another iPad writing app while it’s still free

I hope you had a very Merry Christmas! A few moments ago I got an email about an iPad and iPhone writing app that’s free today. Yes, I know, today is almost over. So grab it while you can! (Of … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Writing and On Writing that Haunts

Thoughts on writing. Fill your mind with trash and your mind will be filled with trash. You are what you read. I do not want to write trash that is written well. What’s the point?! I want to write excellent … Continue reading

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About those series bibles, or, surely I was going to actually write a series at some point

I’ve been working on series bibles for a couple of, well, series that I want to write. And I’ve come to realize two things about the process: a) The series bible is not for determining absolutely every gorram thing about … Continue reading

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When Writers and Characters Collide

Sometimes my characters refuse to cooperate. Sometimes I have marvelous plans for them but they just sit there, lounging around, soaking up the sun, spoiling all my writerly fun. I gotta a feeling I’m not the only one because I … Continue reading

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How to keep track of your NaNoWriMo word count and more

I’ve been using a table within Scrivener to keep up with my daily word count, but it’s not a spreadsheet and I have to add everything up with a calculator and enter it in manually, which drains my brain and … Continue reading

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