Tag Archives: #WritingLife

Author Envy?

Have you ever read a line in a novel that stopped you because the sentence was so wonderful? Continue reading

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Cover Adventures: Creating Covers

Not all covers are created the same. Nor do all authors travel the same journey in the creation of those covers. Continue reading

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Writing Through the Holidays

Writing for over 50 years, during most of those years, I was writing on the holidays. Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why I Love NaNoWriMo

I can edit for 50 hours instead of writing 50,000 new words. One hour of editing is the equivalent of writing 1,000 words. Continue reading

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October’s Glory

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group The question for this month is: What do you consider the best characteristics of your favorite genre? Because I have a number of favorite genres, that question becomes long in answering. Instead, I’m choosing to … Continue reading

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Why You Want to Be Passionate About Your Writing: (and 9 suggestions on how to find that passion)

I remember feeling lost when I began writing, especially when writing fiction. Continue reading

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How to Become a Writing Maverick: aka, a task-oriented and persistent writer

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group The questions for this month are:  When the going gets tough writing the story, how do you keep yourself writing to the end? If [you] have not started the writing yet, why do you think … Continue reading

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Writing Highs and Lows

Like any job, writing comes with its own highs and lows. See what this writer’s highs and lows have been. Continue reading

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An introduction

Asked to write an introduction to a Facebook writer’s group recently, Not wanting to write the usual intro composed of achievement, instead, I wrote… She steps out from the center of the crowd, several dozen individuals all clamoring for individual … Continue reading

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The Struggle for a Decision

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group The first Wednesday of every month is officially Insecure Writer’s Support Group day with a purpose to share and encourage. Writers are offered a question to answer each month or to write a block of their own. … Continue reading

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