Category Archives: Writing

This category is for those posts related to writing in general.

Short and sweet

I’ve been having a difficult time finding the ‘butt in the chair time’ I need to write. Recently, I stumbled across an article on habits of highly effective people. After reading the article, I decided I was one of those … Continue reading

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Taking it easy

I’ve reached the quarter point in my latest novel. I had hoped to be further along, but life and the day job and that sense of bleh keep getting in the way. My critique partner says it’s the best thing … Continue reading

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Time

As I get older, I begin to suck more and more at time management. It’s not that I don’t have them, it’s that I want to squander my time on things I want to do not what I should be … Continue reading

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Free Writers Workshop

Come to the Tempe Library for a free workshop on writing romance and romantic elements.

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Translation Please

I bought a book. Okay, I’ve bought many, many, many books. All of them written in English. But this particular book was about finance. Finance. Yeah, it was a conspiracy book about those with stars upon thars out to save … Continue reading

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Revisiting

I’ve been writing for over 2 decades now. In that time, I’ve discarded several books. Some will never see the light of day. Others I’ll be revisiting. Revisiting is hard for me to do. There’s a reason a story was … Continue reading

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A Newbie Mistake

It happens to every writer. You pour your soul onto a page, polish the prose, and submit it to your critique partner(s). Only to discover you’ve done the data dump. Too much backstory had slowed the pacing to a crawl. … Continue reading

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