Tag: writing process

Outlining In Situ

One of the interesting twists that comes with identifying as a writer is the conflict that is sometimes created when that self-identification clashes with other “facts” one knows about oneself. For instance, I am sickeningly organized. The first words I write in the morning are often the day’s to-do list […]

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Guest Post: Living with the Dreaditor

G’day dear readers. Join myself and fellow editor Liz Broomfield at LibroEditing today where I’m discussing the trials of being both a professional writer and editor. A sneak peek: We all know that voice. The one in our head that says, “My Godiva, woman, did you really just string five […]

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Writing for Recognition

Writers write for two reasons. (1) A thirst for recognition. (2) And to release the baying hounds of unchecked and untrained inspiration that run amok inside our brainmeats and threaten our (questionable) sanity. It was just under eight years ago that I stopped writing simply to release the hounds and […]

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Worldbuilding for Non-Planetary Engineers

G’day dear readers. Join historical mystery author/IP lawyer Susan Spann and me on her blog today where I’ll discuss how to approach worldbuilding when developing your novel setting. A sneak peek: Long ago in a land far, far away, I began writing a fantasy novel. While the manuscript still sits in bits […]

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