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The Drafting/Editing Transition & the Evolving Revision Map

So, I promised a few more details about how I approach the transitionary period between drafting and actual revising and here they are. These aren’t rules. What follows is my generalized approach. As the word implies, I’ve ceased to view … Continue reading

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After NaNo – Interviewing ME About “Editing Transition”

ME: Today, everyone, I’m interviewing Christina Anne Hawthorne, the most renowned writer that no one has ever heard of. Welcome, Christina. ME2: Thank you for having me—even though this looks exactly like where I’ve been for the last eight months. … Continue reading

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2020 NaNo Log Wk3 – Late Month Perils

I could spin this blog post so many ways, but they would all come down to late month perils. I know they exist because I’ve suffered them all. They have anything to do with life events like becoming extremely sick … Continue reading

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2020 NaNo Log Wk 2 – Why You Should Stay the Course!

The infamous second week of NaNoWriMo is upon us, the week most notable for the number of people who drop out. In some ways, given the goals, the second week of NaNo might be the most important for any writer … Continue reading

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My 2020 NaNo Log – Week 1

It’s 2020 and it’s November. That means I’m still in lockdown and I’m participating in my seventh NaNoWriMo. I couldn’t have asked for NaNo to begin any better. In fact, the flexibility of my methods are already paying off. Yes, … Continue reading

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Make A Map for NaNoWriMo

Another year. Another NaNoWriMo. Another pitch urging writers to pen their fantasy novels with a map as an aid. Yes, here I go again talking about maps. Actually, to be more specific, your fantasy map. Your story takes on a … Continue reading

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This NaNoWriMo, the Perfect Writing Process is Within You

On the one hand, that book you’ve always wanted to read is about to be available. On the other hand, you have to write it. On the one hand, what you need to write that book, the perfect process, exists. … Continue reading

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Uh-oh, NaNoWriMo

Uh-oh, it’s time for NaNoWriMo. Type typing away, warm or snow. There are places to go, but there’s also a novel to sow, a novel to grow, a novel to give life during NaNoWriMo. Drafting superheroes maintaining the flow, days … Continue reading

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