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Fear

Fear

Yes, it’s confession time.  I might be a little bit … or a lot… afraid. Revision I am almost done with the revision to my second novel, Light and Shadow.  I will be cleaning up the last few things over the next week and putting it to bed for now.  It has gone through a year and half of read and critique group, a beta reader or two, and now one BIG revision, complete with a new ending (That’s three…

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Writing Quote Wednesday

Writing Quote Wednesday

“You don’t actually have to write anything until you’ve thought it out. This is an enormous relief, and you can sit there searching for the point at which the story becomes a toboggan and starts to slide.” —Marie de Nervaud   Today’s quote comes to us courtesy of Writer’s Digest. (Thank you for the inspiration.) New Ideas and Projects I think this quote stuck out to me today because I am in the home stretch of a large revision to…

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Revision Revisited

Revision Revisited

I’m about 3/4 of the way through my revision.  I enjoy throwing around the concept of re-writers block, rather than writers block.  When I’m writing a rough draft, ideas come and go, drifting between my mind and the page.  Gradually, 1,000 words becomes 5,000 then 10 then 50, 000.  If I write on schedule I can write 1,000 to 1,500 words a day.  It’s not perfect, but the draft happens, seemingly of its own accord. Then There’s Revision I can’t lie.  I hate…

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