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NaNoWriMo Success!

Just a little moment of back-patting for me, on finishing 2016’s NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, for those not in the know) on the very last day with a final word-count of 50,253.  Could’ve done better — but I also … Continue reading

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Book 4 Progress Report: July

Just a quick update here!  Rewrites are almost complete — I’m up to chapter 29 of 30, about 20 pages from the end.  Meanwhile, my alpha reader Erica is up to chapter 10 for the intensive editing.  I’m not foreseeing … Continue reading

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Book 4 Progress Report: April

As of today, the rough draft is complete.

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Authors Answer 63 – We All Started Somewhere

Question 63 – When did you start writing fiction, and what did you write? I don’t have anything to give me an exact date, even a year, but I do remember writing stories in the little blue-covered test books we … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 55 – Our Characters on Screen

This is an Authors Answer I’ve thought a lot about.  Alas, I couldn’t send Jay Dee any pictures for my entry on his blog, but at least I can share them here! Question 55 – If one of your stories … Continue reading

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Book 4 Progress Report: September

I know I haven’t been posting much.  Spinning the rough draft of Book 4 from cobwebs and moonbeams has been draining; I don’t have nearly as much detail in these later notes as I did with the first three books.  … Continue reading

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Monday Music: The Birthday Massacre — Midnight

The Birthday Massacre — Midnight, from the album Pins and Needles.  Gothic Rock. This is one of my favorite songs, and the finishing song I used in my pre-writing playlist while I was working on the final extended conflict of … Continue reading

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