Tag Archives: Editing

Scratch that. Rewrite it.

The first draft—the bane of every writer’s existence. It’s the most difficult to complete; it’s the worst in every way; and if you DO finally finish it, you have to go back and basically rewrite the whole thing anyway. The … Continue reading

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The NaNoWriMo experience

It’s the last day of NaNoWriMo today—or National Novel Writing Month, for those unfamiliar with the abbreviation. In my post about writer’s block, which I know was SO LONG AGO in Internet time, I announced my intention to participate despite … Continue reading

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3-4-1 project update!

Well, the Kickstarter campaign ended on May 1, and I’m thrilled to say that we surpassed our funding goal! Like most campaigns, we had a lull in the middle of the funding period, but then pledges picked up again so … Continue reading

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3-4-1 project: over halfway funded!

I’m so thrilled about the response the 3-4-1 Kickstarter has been getting! We’re on track to be fully funded by the end of the month, as we’re just over halfway through the funding period and we’re just over halfway funded.

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Escaping escapism

Lately, I’ve been thinking on and off about how my reading and writing preferences have evolved over time. I will happily admit that I like reading—and writing—because I enjoy escaping reality. Even if the book I choose to read is … Continue reading

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When to conceal, when to reveal

There are many aspects about writing that can be difficult, to the point that we writers often summarize it as simply, “Writing is hard.”* Each writer has their own list of aspects that they struggle with most. For some, dialogue is … Continue reading

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Impatiently patient

Lately, I’ve been having a problem with my writing. I hesitate to call it writer’s block, but even this blog post took far longer than it should have for its relatively short length. It’s not coming up with ideas that’s … Continue reading

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