Writing, a business you say?

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Writing, a business you say?

But, no, not business writing! Here I am again, writing on my blog for the third time this week. What is WRONG with me???? (I think it is insomnia, really) But I am committed to putting out some new content this year. That includes blogging, books, etc. So, hang with me for a minute. So, you have likely heard (even from me!) that writing is not just art. It is also a business by many these days. They are turning out books on regular release dates, marketing (which really means spending money they haven’t made yet) and promoting their work

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Line Edit News! NEWS!

Okay, now that I have done my newsboys gig, let’s get to it. Life at the house of line edits… Lines, tigers, edits, oh my! I have not been posting much due to work/life/coronavirus stuff. Yes, we all have been being good little humans and quarantining ourselves. Not that I mind. Really. I have discovered that I am quite the homebody/loner. Didn’t know that about myself. But I am and so there, I’ve said it. But what’s the news you ask? Well, I’m glad you helped me de-digress. So, I have been deep into that dark abyss called LINE EDITS.

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Setting the mood for our writing

Setting the mood for our writing

Most writers today say they have to have a certain place, or a certain beverage, or a certain mood overall for their writing time. I get it. I may even fall into that category. Here are some things that seem to rank big on how we go about this tedious task. Dark and stormy night The whole dreary, gray, rainy mood can be captured on…wait for it…a dark and stormy day/night. But if you need this and the weather won’t cooperate (and it doesn’t very often in Florida!) then check out some of the Youtube videos that offer the sounds

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Daily writing and keeping up

Daily writing and keeping up

This blog is more than just keeping up with me about my daily writing habits. But what else is there? LET’S TALK ABOUT IT Hey guys, welcome back to the blog. I have been very busy with booking guests for my podcast, WRITER GROUPIE and you can look forward to a bunch of great guests in the new year, yay for 2020! (If you want to check out my latest interview on WGP – go to http://www.writergroupie.net and read all about it. For my current WIP, a YA fantasy, as of yet untitled, I have been stricken with a lack

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Chapters, Plans, and Get it DONE

Chapters, Plans, and Get it DONE

I am talking about chapters, plans, and getting it done today. Yes-a new blog for this week! Woot! Woot! I don’t know about you guys, but I am feeling really good today.  Maybe it’s because I did a early morning walk about the community or maybe it’s because I have been really trying hard at life … OR maybe it’s because I’ve reached a major milestone in my work in progress – BECAUSE I DID! Why does Kim feel so good? Right now, I am deeper into word count than I have been for a lonnnng time.  i.e. I have now

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