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Happy New Year from me to you

December 31, 2009

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Happy New Year, folks. I look at this year, the same as I did last year, keep trying, keep striving, give more, accept what you receive, and live, live, live. Early this year (almost last year!) I decided to push myself, hard to make inroads on my desire to get some action in the agenting […]

Make Them Like You

December 29, 2009

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  “Why should I care?” Read that statement again. It’s a question that Donald Maass (He needs to put 2 “M”s at the front of his name..Mmaass) and now Bob Mayer are asking about your story. (Bob got it from Don)  It all started with Maass hearing people’s story ideas, and asking the tough questions […]

Writing and updating

December 21, 2009

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Quick update today. I am working on query letter for one WIP. About start editing another WIP And need to finish the next WIP. Yeah, I’m WIPPED. But I like to keep a lot of irons in the fire.  Means I always have something going on and don’t become emotionally invested in the outcome if […]

Who in the hell do you think you are?

December 17, 2009

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Such a total crock of shit. Last night at my writer’s workshop where we all critique each others’  work, we had an “incident”. Now, I’m certain these incidents have happened before and they will happen again, but this one somehow stuck in my craw. I will not name names to protect the innocent people who were […]

Take that!

December 16, 2009

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In another week, I will be able to start revising my nanowrimo story. I typically give it a month before I revise/edit/rewrite just to let the story simmer and forget some of what I wrote.  For me it’s easier to do it that way. If I do it too early, I skim too much because […]

Another Guest Blogging

December 9, 2009

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Just did a guest post over at Warrior Writer (of which I am) Blog. Go check it out!!!   http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/

To Kill or Not To Kill…

December 5, 2009

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I decided to “pants” my NaNoWriMo story. I haven’t done that in a very long time. My last few novels have been plotted out with character arcs, sketches, etc. But since Nano was supposed to be a departure from the norm, I decided to do it differently. So I did. But now, I don’t know […]