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My Top Writing Experiences 3 – The Sequel Opening

This continues my September series as I share my top five writing experiences (so far) in the hope of helping and inspiring others as we head into autumn. Given each experience built upon the preceding, they’re presented in chronological order. … Continue reading

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My Top Writing Experiences 2 – Character Connection

This post continues my September series. I’m sharing my top five writing experiences (so far). It’s my hope they’ll motivate and inspire others as we head into autumn. Rather than rank them, I’ve placed them in chronological order given they … Continue reading

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My Top Writing Experiences 1 – Short Story Explosion

As I mentioned in my introduction to this September series, I’m sharing my top five writing experiences (so far) in the hope someone may draw motivation or inspiration from them. Rather than rank them, they’re appearing in chronological order since … Continue reading

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She Could SEE It

They told her it wasn’t real, but instead, her imagination. It didn’t matter. She could SEE it. People and places. Pasts, presents, and futures. They’d shared with her when she was there. When she’d SEEN them. So many voices whispering. … Continue reading

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My September Motivation Series

I often share posts in October to help people avoid the pitfalls that cause so many to quit NaNoWriMo, typically, during the second week. Many months ago, though, I had a wild idea. What if I shared my top five … Continue reading

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Opening My OLD Novel Vault

It isn’t so long ago I’d have thought this blog post too embarrassing to write, but at some point that changed (obviously). Now, I find I’m proud of all the writing that came before 2016, even if some of the … Continue reading

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Life Patterns, Story Patterns

Patterns. I see them. It’s less a superpower and more of a knack that surfaces when I nurture it. It’s quite real, though. I’m not possessed of some uncanny ability to take one glance at complex problems and instantly solve … Continue reading

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The One Story Element I Never Plan

This blog post might be a complete disaster, proving once and for all why I’ve procrastinated in writing it for a couple of years. The element of which I speak is humor (or humour, which my spellcheck doesn’t like). What … Continue reading

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Solving a 20 Year-Old Worldbuilding Problem

The title isn’t a typo or a trick to hook you into reading this post. This last week I literally solved a 20-year worldbuilding issue on the heels of two breakthrough moments. A two decade long snag? That’s right. I … Continue reading

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A Landmark Moment

Yes, an achievement, a moment to reflect, than then on to the next project. I love what I do, which requires doing it. I also have a vision of what I want to accomplish, and while I don’t have a … Continue reading

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