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Fishing For Ideas; or, Brainstorming 101

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) So it’s Tuesday, and I still haven’t written last Thursday’s Melt-Ink Pot posting. I have what I think is a good excuse: My Beloved Husband and I spent all of last week … Continue reading

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Trust The Process; or, Sneaky Inner Editor Is Sneaky

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) Writing this week has been a bit of a struggle, and I think I’ve figured out why. Now that the pressure of NaNoWriMo is off, I’ve slowed my pace a little, trying … Continue reading

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Bonus Blog: Ten Lies You’ll Hear Before Pursuing Your Dream

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) Okay, I know it’s not my usual day to blog, but I thought this was important enough to pass it along RIGHT NOW. One of my co-workers posted this to Facebook. It’s … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge; or, How I Did

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) So it’s September now, and my summer writing challenge has ended. I wrote 30,163 words of fiction over the summer. It’s not a spectacular amount, I’ll admit, but I think they’re mostly … Continue reading

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The Long And Short Of It; or, "Right-Sizing" Your Ideas

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot)     I’m challenging myself to write short (or at least, shorter) stories this summer. However, one of the things I’m struggling with is how to tell the short story ideas from … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Challenge; or, How Am I Doing So Far?

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) Thought I’d take a few minutes this week and let everyone know how I’m doing with my summer writing challenge. For those who were out of the room back in May when … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing; or, What Shall I Write Today, Brain?

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) I saw an article today that made me laugh. It was about “The Next Big Thing In Publishing.” (Of course, it comes from The Onion, so you have to consider the source…) … Continue reading

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