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Writing and Moving Forward

It’s a while since I posted here. More than month’s passed since World Fantasy in Columbus. Thankfully, I didn’t experience any con crud, and I’ll credit the good meals I ate with friends in various restaurants around the convention center, … Continue reading

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Writing About Second Drafts

One of the few advantages of mowing the lawn is that it allows my mind to drop into autopilot; all it’s got to do is keep me walking in straight lines and avoid debris that might shoot out from under … Continue reading

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Writing About Deadlines

Two weeks remain until World Fantasy in Columbus, and while I’m not as close to finishing the first draft as I’d like at this point, the accompanying synopsis/outline is nearly complete. Each novel requires its own process, and I’m normally … Continue reading

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Writing About Progress

Day 3 of 90 finds me on track with the current work-in-progress. Half of it was written longhand, as I didn’t have ready access to electricity for most of Saturday. Then I spent Sunday transcribing my scribbles before knocking out … Continue reading

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Writing A Novel In 90 Days

A while back, one of my friends, Elizabeth Bear, started a community called Novel in 90 over on LiveJournal to help another writer get on task with a project. The goal was to write 3 pages a day for 90 … Continue reading

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