Archive for Novel writing

Do you need a book coach?

Is there a story on your heart? Maybe it’s been brewing for decades. Maybe you woke up one morning and it all came to you. Either way, you start writing, putting the pen to paper. Until you realize that your story is still more like a gloppy lump of clay than the finished sculpture you […]

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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┬ádon’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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