Writing Quick Tip #6 – Getting Un-Stuck

A few times per week, I offer unsolicited writing advice to anyone who will listen. Sometimes, I even follow it myself. I had an interesting discussion with a friend a few days ago. We were talking over lunch, and I'd managed to sneakily bring up my writing journey during our otherwise non-literary-centered conversation. (This is …

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For the Days You Want to Quit…

There are a lot of shitty things about being a writer.  I don’t know how to say that more eloquently.  There is literally no better word.  It’s shit.  It’s shitty how high the odds are stacked against us.  It’s shitty that your first rejection letter is a rite of passage.  (How many times have we heard people tweet, “Got my first …

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Writing Quick Tip #2 – For the Love of Villains

A few times per week, I offer unsolicited writing advice to anyone who will listen. Sometimes, I even follow it myself. If you ask me, 'Who is your favorite character in your novel, The Broken Haven?' you might be surprised to learn the answer. It's not my good-natured, modern day Alice-in-Wonderland, Eleanor, and it's not my dashing …

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