Day six of Nanowrimo-my update

Day six of Nanowrimo-my update

Day six of Nanowrimo-my update

Hi everyone! welcome to my nanowrimo day six update…yeah, via video. I am WAYYYY too busy to try to type all this stuff out. I hope your Nanowrimo experience is going well. Heres the latest on me… Enjoy!

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What does my reader want?

Several things have become glaringly apparent this weekend so far as How to Write is concerned. I guess whenever anyone embarks on such an auspicious endeavor, one must not get overly involved in the stuff behind the scenes. Well, I have. Deeply, truly, madly involved. But it’s all for my reader. It is because I care. I do not want to be a big fat failure, and have you scratching your head wondering what the heck I am talking about. But then too, I do not want anyone who is a little more advanced falling asleep as we dig into

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How to get published

How to get published

People invariably ask me what they need to do to get a book published. The first thing I do is gaze at them longingly. I mean, was it really almost ten years ago that I WAS that person? So here is my list, and it is about as thorough as you will find in all the writing self-help books and other places. HOW TO GET PUBLISHED Find the time to write. We all find time to do the things we want to do. If writing is a priority for you, you will find that giving up time to do other

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Writer Recharge week 1

Writer Recharge week 1

It’s Monday, and that means, WRITER RECHARGE post time! or #writerrecharge if you are following the twitter hashtag. What is Writer Recharge 2015? Check out the details on Sara Biren’s blog here — Sara is one of the hostesses for this great event in February along with Alison, Liz, and Elodie. They are super nice gals, and you should check out their blogs. What I did this past week: I didn’t really get in all my goals this past week, but I managed quite a few of them. Writer Recharge 2015 week one WRITE/REVISE : I did start the outlining

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Sunday, game day

Have you ever been sitting at a restaurant and decided to be a real observer? Watched the people closest to you, eavesdropped on their conversation? I have. And I do, on occasion, as a writing exercise. (I don’t think it’s illegal, especially when I do not interact with them, know them, or any of that). I certainly do not use any of their conversation or information in a derogatory manner. (be forewarned, authors do eavesdrop!) Today, I’m visiting my favorite eating/coffee drinking/thinking place. It’s pretty crowded as usual thanks to a hungry after-church crowd. To me, a forty-hour-a-week worker bee,

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