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Impressions of NaNoWriMo from a First Timer #2

The buzz around National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo or henceforth NaNo) is that Week 2 is one of the hardest weeks to finish. Participants who drop out are more likely to do it in Week 2, and I have to … Continue reading

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Impressions of NaNoWriMo from a First Timer #1

On the first day of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo or henceforth NaNo), I was pumped. I had been planning most of October in a purple spiral notebook just how I was going to capitalize on my great story idea. … Continue reading

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4-3-2-1 Remain Seated While the Ride is in Motion

For those building their professional writing careers, there are times when you don’t have any choice except to write. You have the need to write. You need to make a living to write. You might as well make a living … Continue reading

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Wedding Dialogue: Father-Daughter Dance

Over the long weekend, I watched one of my very dear friends and first college roommate walk down the aisle. It was a bit of a trick to find the place since the hall was in the mountains and our … Continue reading

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5 Steps to an Effective Reflections Log for the Serious Writer

“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from the emotion RECOLLECTED in tranquility.”                                             … Continue reading

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