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MY WRITING JOURNEY

I have set my novel on the shelf for the past three weeks.  I felt it a good idea to step away from it for a while and return to it with fresh eyes.  During that hiatus, I’ve had thoughts … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

It has been almost three weeks since I finished my novel.  I set it aside before beginning one of my final edits. You may call it procrastination.  You might think of it as fear of failure.  It could be considered a breaking … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNAL

I am learning a lot about myself through this writing process.  I’ve discovered that I’m very goal oriented when I put my mind to it.  I’m also realizing that some of the things I write are totally off the wall … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

With all the fiction in the political scene, it probably would be more lucrative to put your writing skills into that market. I’ve finished my mandatory 60,000+ plus words.  I’m adding a few more as I begin the editing process.  … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

Just a little less than 3000 words to go.  Then it’s time to edit.  Spell check has been known to be my worst enemy, so I’m praying that each word is the right one.  As far as grammar and all … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

I feel like I’m on my final journey.  This thing which I love to do has begun to consume me.  As time swiftly flies beyond me – as my days grow shorter –  as the need to make money is … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

According to a study, the amount of words we speak each day is about 16,000, depending on age, social structure, etc.  I wonder how they determine these statistics.  Do people actually monitor the number of words they say like they tally up … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF MY MUSE

Writing a novel is certainly a lot different than writing a play, a poem or a short story.  First of all you need at least 60,000,000 words.  So far I have 38,001.  I think the last word was “help!” I’m sure … Continue reading

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