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Finding your Writing Space

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Writers write. It’s what we do. Easier said than done, right? There’s often too many distractions. Social media, family, television, life. These are a few problems we encounter, but one of the biggest in procrastination. When we do find time to write, the only thing we tend to do is everything else. Do some chores, […]

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Write, Edit, Drink Coffee, Repeat

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As I sit here working on my current WIP, I get the feeling this is my best work to date. I’m in the final stages of the third draft before sending it off to several beta readers. I’ve found they help keep my story on track, give constructive feedback, and whittle away overused words. I […]

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Writing Epiphany

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As I sit in Starbucks, drinking coffee and working on my current novel, I realize I’ve been truly blessed in my life. I have a loving family, great friends, a supportive writers group, and the ability to write. Writing never came easy to me. In fact, it had been elusive to me. A foreign concept. […]

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Bugged Out

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After three days of drinking I somehow managed to stumble back home, a ranch style house at the end of a cul-de-sac. Fumbling into my pockets I dug out the keys. The full moon cascaded a bright yellow hue onto the porch. It was then I realized the front light wasn’t on. Hmm. I winced. […]

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Are you suffering from Writers block?

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Do you suffer from writer’s block? If so, you’re not alone. Most of us do from time to time. The words won’t come or if they do, they’re all jumbled. The story doesn’t seem to move in any direction. Or worse—you stare at a blank page or screen for hours. Terrible, I know. It’s natural. […]

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Merry Christmas

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As I sit in my favorite chair, drinking coffee and working on my current novel, I realize I’ve been truly blessed in 2017. I have a loving family, great friends, a supportive writers group, and the ability to write. Writing never came easy to me. In fact, it had been elusive to me. A foreign […]

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The Fire Inside

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Lars Thompson opened the fridge and looked for something to eat. It had been several days since he’d had a real meal that didn’t come from a garbage can. Life on the streets had never been easy for him, but he was a survivor. He carried a package of lunch-meat, head of iceberg lettuce, a […]