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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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Rear end in chair, writing app open, working through worksheets, developing story

Yep, that’s what I’m doing. Got my rear end in the chair–hey, that’s half the battle! Or it was until this last session of Camp NaNoWriMo. This was when I finally–FINALLY, I say–discovered what the heck my story was about. … Continue reading

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Did it! 50k and still going cuz I’m just getting started!

Did it! Reached the 50k goal but I’m still going cuz I’m just getting started, though I’ve been writing around and around this story for a long time. (Started noodling around with the idea sometime before NaNoWriMo 2012 but I’ll … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo Novel Update, April 20

I keep working on this novel and I keep discovering new things about it. About the characters, about the setting, about the point of the story itself. Which is a good thing. A good thing I don’t have a contract, … Continue reading

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I’ve been working on my novel all the live long day

I’ve been working on my novel all the live long day and all I have to show for it is a page of notes and two avatar logo thingies. One I posted in the previous post, the other one below … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo begins April 1st, oh my

Good heavens, Camp NaNoWriMo snuck up on me. April 1st is only a few days away and I haven’t even thought about what to write, much less prepared an outline. Will I continue to work on projects in progress or … 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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50,000 words and my story is just beginning to take shape

The sound you hear is me turning cartwheels and backflips here at the fast food restaurant where I just typed the last thousand or so words of my 50,000 draft for NaNoWriMo. The other sound you hear is the staff … Continue reading

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Almost halfway through NaNoWriMo and almost caught up

I got behind on my NaNoWriMo novel the last few days. Life. Dawdling. Doodling. Making a map for the story world. I spent an inordinate amount of time on that because of my limited graphical skills. But the map really … 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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