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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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Book 3 Back Cover Blurb

Now that Book 3 has been sent out to the beta readers, it’s time to work on the cover- and supplemental material — including the piking blurb.  Argh the blurb.  I’m not so good at short works, and condensing 400k … Continue reading

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Turning Points

I know I haven’t been blogging much recently.  Bad me.  There are two reasons. 1) My cover artist (and supplier of all the other decent graphics for this blog) has been going through some family medical issues, and thus hasn’t … Continue reading

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No Pressure Now…

Ahh, editing.  The endless war. I have two solid books out there, so it shouldn’t be too hard, right?  I know what I’m doing.  I have a Plan. But the most difficult part of editing the third book in this … Continue reading

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My Writing Process Blog Hop

Normally on Thursdays I do a post pertaining to Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn, which is often my only post of the week, alas, since I’m stuck in the limbo of having a lot of ideas but not being … Continue reading

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Unbraiding the Narrative

Because I really have nothing to say about today’s Fantasy Review Barn Tough Traveling episode, I figured I should talk about what I’ve been working on.  After all, I haven’t done much content recently. The reason is that I’ve started … Continue reading

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