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Post-NaNoWriMo blues

I feel I owe it to myself to record my first NaNoWriMo experience. I’m glad I took the challenge. I like competing against myself. All the support I needed I found inside me and in a few friends who knew … Continue reading

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50052!

I. Did. It.  Yee-Haaa!!!  

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Who was J. R. R. Tolkien’s writing coach?

My free seminar saga – the conclusion. But before that — I’d like to tell you I’m doing NaNoWriMo, for the first time ever, and I’m four days AHEAD of schedule. Steve Alcorn, my instructor from several Gale courses I’ve … Continue reading

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You are the only one who can tell this story

In the last week of October, a week before NaNoWriMo, I got an opportunity to watch a series of presentations aiming to make a profitable author out of your shy, writing-for-the-pleasure-of-it self.  It was a five day event, each day … Continue reading

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Find the cover. The story will follow.

There is no right or wrong way to start writing a book. It could be from the beginning. It could be a specific scene–I did it with Asanni –and then building the story around it. You could even start from … Continue reading

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