Archive for Novel writing

Write without fear

It’s NaNoWriMo. Each November, writers embark on “National Novel Writing Month” with the goal being to crank out 50,000 words during the month. That’s a lot. The bright side of this is one must turn off their internal editor because y’all don’t have time for self-editing on the fly. It’ll bog you down, frustrate you, and, […]

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The unexpected reason to attend a writers’ conference

If you’ve caught my Facebook posts, you know that my time at the Oregon Christian Writers 2018 Summer Coaching Conference was AMAZING. I won’t repeat myself here (make sure you check it out), but there was a critical surprise. You might even call it a serious plot twist. What was it? Community. I went to […]

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Stay the course

Writers can be a fickle lot. You start out with the best idea ever. Your story seed–that little golden nugget of an idea that bursts into a full-on, Hollywood blockbuster in your mind. You see the climax, you see the last scene. It is awesome. Then you start writing. You’re blazing along, your mind an endless […]

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