Archive for Novel writing – Page 2

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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