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The Plan for Autumn 2018

Oh yes, autumn. Cooler air invades, the leaves turn, drizzle glistens on the pavement, and I burn with inspiration. No wonder I’m not a summer drafter. You want to talk about plans? I have plans for this autumn that are … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo Prep Month

Prep month? Yeah, that’s what I call October. And I’m talking about plotting. I’m talking about prepping your life to succeed at NaNoWriMo and prepping the tools you use while writing. Life Stuff You can’t plan for the unexpected, but … Continue reading

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Getting it Right: Painful and Priceless

Lessons teach. Painful lessons are more often retained. Painful lessons learned in public are almost impossible to forget. No lesson was less painful than my online story, which I serialized back in 2013. This is the tale of Last Word … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo Overdrive

Years ago I had a job where an annual task was to oversee refinishing the facility’s gym floor, a wood floor two basketball courts long. I’d seen how the work was performed to that point and witnessed epic disasters. When … Continue reading

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The #NaNoWriMo Bottom Line

NaNoWriMo is a great tool for those wanting to attack a new work-in-progress (WIP) or those first wandering into the writing wilderness. The last couple of weeks I’ve talked about the planning I’ve embraced this year. Though inspiration may scrap … Continue reading

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