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Choosing a title

It is often difficult to begin a new creative work. Little things can trip you up. Names, of all varieties, can be particularly vexing. Sometimes what you choose to call a work in progress can inspire you even when the … Continue reading

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Last Minute Stuff

“There is always time for another last minute.”-Terry Pratchett, Hogfather The last few days have been a sudden flurry of research.  That’s what I’ve been calling it anyway.  In reality, I just got interested in reading some facts from a … Continue reading

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The Calm Before the Story

November is almost upon us. I’m relaxing and enjoying a bit of reading, a bit of knitting, a bit of not obsessing about… Oh, who am I kidding. As soon as I saw the tweet about adding writing buddies, I … Continue reading

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Please Excuse the Dust

Today I’ve been busy creating a couple of pages for my blog.  They highlight some links to potentially useful resources.  Being works in progress, more links might appear in the next few days if I can spare the time.  I … Continue reading

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Handwritten in the Waiting Room of Inspiration

Pen and paper are essential to my creative process and even just my life in general.  My desk is littered with little notes to myself.  They pile up until eventually  the information is transferred to another scrap of paper or … Continue reading

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On a more technical note

One of the big questions buzzing around the NaNo world is: What program are you using to write your novel? For the past few years, I’ve used Liquid Story Binder XE.  It all started when I downloaded the program via … Continue reading

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Correction

During the month of November it is suggested that you turn off your inner editor.  But how many of us really do that?  What do you do when you KNOW the last 500 words you wrote contain a massive amount … Continue reading

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