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Timing Is Everything; or, I Thought I Was A Night Person…

I think I’ve learned something about how I NaNo best. Last night, after a long and fairly eventful day, I came home and parked myself in front of my computer at around 10:00 pm, with every intention of squeezing out … Continue reading

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Weather Or Not; or, Let It Snow?

(Post-A-Day Challenge, Day 25) As I write this, the season’s first snow is falling outside my window.  Sadly, it does not appear that we’ll get the 18″ some forecasters were predicting.  I’m thinking we’ll be lucky to make 3″ by … Continue reading

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Playlist Complete; or Music To Scribble Words By

(Post-A-Day Challenge, Day 12) Okay, I can now check another item off of my NaNoWriMo “to do” list:  I’ve finished rebuilding my playlist.  I think, if you clicky on the thingy below, you should be able to see a spreadsheet … Continue reading

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Details, Details; or, Adding The Highlights

(Post-A-Day Challenge, Day 8) One of the things I am trying to do on my current edit pass on Book 1 of the Winterbourne series is to add in some of the little details that will help bring the story … Continue reading

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November Is Coming; or, NaNoWriMo Prep

(Day 6 of Post-A-Day Challenge) On the various lists and communities to which I belong, I’m beginning to see more postings about things people are doing to prepare for the upcoming NaNoWriMo challenge.  I’ve seen people who already have detailed … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions; or How Do You Know When You’re Doing It Right?–Part 2

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) I discovered I had more to say on this topic, so we’re revisiting it this week. My second edit of “The Daughters of August Winterbourne” is all but complete. I have to … Continue reading

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Music To Scribble By; or What’s On Your Writing Playlist?

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) So as I mentioned in last week’s entry*, this week’s topic is music for writing. What makes good writing music? Each of Carrie Vaughn’s “Kitty Norville” books includes a playlist of music … Continue reading

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