Keep Writing!

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Will you keep writing after NaNoWriMo? I will. The month flew by for me, and, while I had great intentions, I have to admit I got off track with my writing. Even while I was encouraging you. There was a fire. … Read More

Characters and NaNoWriMo

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  For my #NaNoWriMo folks– both first drafters and rewriters out there–go grab my 25 questions here: 25 Questions. This will also pop you onto my mailing list which includes some writing exercises at the start and then my once a month … Read More

NaNoWriMo FoMo?

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NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is almost here. I will not be partaking in the normal manner. I am not beginning a novel from scratch but am editing and rewriting instead. However there is so much ENERGY surrounding NaNoWriMo that … Read More

Self Expression and Trauma

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Self Expression and Trauma I have been working with a main character who is going through multiple layers of trauma. I started looking from a side angle at my character and asked, How does my character release trauma? We all … Read More

Plan your Character’s Funeral

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Never doubt that real life can inspire you in your writing. I love teaching my character creation workshops. I love creating characters. Even though I have the 25 questions available I also am adding to that list all the time … Read More

Appearances!

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  This past week I moved our oldest to NY. It was a huge new world moving in that city and included a 5th floor walk up and 20 flights up on my tracker for the first day. Phew! In … Read More

It’s Book Block not Writer’s Block

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Writer’s Block is a lie.             As I have said before I don’t believe in writer’s block. I really don’t. I am never at a loss for words. Ask my friends and family, I always … Read More

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