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140,271…still… Oh, bother.

Sigh. I stuck to the plan, kept to my 9pm half hour, and instead of writing, found myself spending the next two hours re-plotting my remaining plot. There were just so darn many holes in the last bit of plot … Continue reading

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Present Tense VS Past Tense – the lines of WAR.

I kinda like the first one better. And yes, I do realize I switched to past tense for a paragraph, and then back to present tense. I’m over thinking this… Also, at least one of these paragraphs has not been … Continue reading

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Minor Meltdown – Tenses, Arghh

Last night as I was reading my current Kindle novel (Betrayals by Kelley Armstrong) I realized she was writing in past tense. I knew this in theory, but with all my tense issues lately, the experience of reading in past tense … Continue reading

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102,131 (of 125k) & Writing Group!

I spent most of the weekend editing my first two chapters again for my writing group on Sunday. I’m really liking their feedback, it’s helping a lot. I’m very thankful I was invited to join. Hopefully I can learn to … Continue reading

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84,580 – Darn it.

Don’t get me wrong, I have been writing. I write nearly every day, or at least every other day, just not on this darn thing. I really do love the characters, the story, the setting, so many things about it. … Continue reading

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64,515 Word Count

5:00pm  Today sucks. Rainy. Cold. I actually have some time for writing, but I totally don’t feel like doing it. This is like slogging through mud. And I’m the mud. I’m at the coffee shop I like, with an hour … Continue reading

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Aspiring Writers are a Little Odd.

Seeing as I have barely written anything for the past couple of weeks – ok, more like a month, ok- three, I figured I might as well go to an agent ‘Query’ letter workshop. You know, as the next logical move. So, this … Continue reading

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