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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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It’s me again, revisions

Once again, I grace the hallowed halls of your social media to rant about the perils of line edits and revisions. Sorry if this does NOT interest you. Keep scrolling in that case. I will be back with silliness on another post. For now, though, I am feeling very anxious. Not about Covid-19, no. I got over that in the second or third week of quarantine. No, I am feeling a nausea in my belly about revisions. This book already has 351 single-spaced pages, over 92k in word count. (when I make it double-spaced OY VEY!) it has 10,732 lines.

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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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The Passing Woman

This is a reprint of this article from back in 2014. It is, to date, my best, most loved post on this site, being viewed 108 times. I hope you will love it again as much! It is not very good on the SEO ranking scale, but a decent post for a blog. For an author, inspiration is pretty much everywhere. I am one of those authors who usually acts on impulse toward inspiration. For some reason, yesterday I was struck by a sight not often seen. An African American woman striding down a busy street, scarf wrapped around her

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Being a content creator just got hard

YouTube has given us all a big hit. I am not going to be doing videos much longer, and what content is on my channel will disappear at the first of the year. If you are an upcoming author guest of mine, you may want to go to the WRITER GROUPIE WEBSITE and check out my latest post. It has never been easy for me to get on YouTube or easy to produce content there. I find my channel is just not video worthy. Readers can listen to the interviews as a podcast much easier than watching the video. In

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