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Writing Thursday: NaNoWriMo Ate My Brain; or, How NOT To Do NaNoWriMo

Hello, blog. {shuffles feet} It’s been a while. I know, I know.  I never call, I never write, I never even send e-mail.  I’m sorry.  I’ll try to do better, really I will.  It’s just that sometimes, I get distracted. … Continue reading

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And They Will Come Home, A-Wagging Their Tails; or, Stating The Obvious

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) When I was a kid, my brothers and I had a record player with which we were allowed to play. It would only play 45 rpms–and it played them at about 42 … Continue reading

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Turns of Phrase; or, I Never Thought Of It Like That

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) I’m toying with the idea of having a character in one of my stories who uses all sorts of colorful comparisons as one of his quirks. I think it could be a … 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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Finding Your Voice; or, What’s That Under The Sofa Cushion?

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) Ah, the elusive “voice”. It is the one thing we pre-published authors are often told is the most crucial aspect of our writing, but no one can tell us where to find … Continue reading

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