Category Archives: Writing Process

Things That Make Me Smile No. 227: I Dare You…

This is a little different from my usual smiles, but we’re heading into NaNo season at a swift pace. (National Novel Writing Month starts in November with prep in October.) The quarantine has been a struggle for many creatives who … Continue reading

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Work at Home Writer: A Room with a Door

Many people know of Virginia Woolf’s essay “A Room of One’s Own” if they haven’t read it. With so many working at home thanks to COVID-19, I thought I’d share a bit of my experience. I worked from home as … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-10-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Testing (COVID-19) An explanation of a technique for improving both the cost and speed of COVID-19 testing using pooled test groups. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/pool-testing-could-be-fastest-cheapest-way-increase-coronavirus-screening-180975251/ Checklist (Editing) An annotated list of eight key … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.198: The Speed of Creativity

A quick video from author Laurel Anne Hill that rings true as I continue to chip away at Apprentice. I thought it might resonate with many of you as well, whether with fiction or other creative projects. If the message … Continue reading

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Post-NaNo 2019 Ruminations

This year has been rough, and I know I’m not the only one to feel that way. By the time NaNoWriMo (NaNo) rolled around, I had broken pretty much every pattern I used to keep moving forward and was a … Continue reading

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