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4th draft fight

Its 4th draft time, this week and next. This round is moving slowly. I’m getting sucked into micro-edits when there are major edits I should be devoting time to. At this point an edit is an edit. All the scenes … Continue reading

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Distractions – 3rd draft

Oh Youtube, how you get me to view clips of the songs from the movie Sister Act is beyond my comprehension, but it happens, fairly often. The slippery slope started for me with Jenna Marbles and How Teens React. I’m … Continue reading

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Skeletons, not babies.

The writing world occasionally refers to writers seeing some of their current work as their baby, and that the babies must be killed. This whole ‘my work is my baby’ attitude has never stuck with me. I don’t have babies, … Continue reading

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Let it rest

With over a month of concentrated effort put in towards finishing the Heyswood novel I had to ‘let it rest’ after the Fast Draft weekend challenge. The first few days of last week I tried to do 3rd draft edits, … Continue reading

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Challenge Update

What a challenge! Oh my gosh, that was really difficult. Things I learned: 1) I’m a good prep/planner. I had everything I needed for the whole weekend. I planned to ‘let things slide’ so when I hit lulls in the … Continue reading

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Weekend Challenge

Write 20k. This is not a goal, this is a challenge. The difference is I will not be upset with myself if I fall short. I’m taking Candace Havens’ FAST DRAFT idea for 20 pages a day, changing it to … Continue reading

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12 Steps of Intimacy

I’ll let this article explain the 12 Steps of Intimacy. I couldn’t say it better. 12 Steps of Intimacy Thank you Erica Ridley for breaking it down. I am familar with the 12 steps but wanted a better understanding. Erica’s … Continue reading

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