Category Archives: Writing Process

The Perfect Relationship: Writer, Editor, and Critique Partners

Critiquing well is a two way street, whether you’re using an editor, beta readers, or other writers as critiquing partners. The person giving the feedback needs to be willing to adjust it to meet the needs of the person he … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocked and Ran Away. But Don’t Worry, I Caught It

Sometimes when an opportunity knocks, you have to open the door, regardless of whether or not you’re still in your pajamas and slippers. Or in my case, when a thousand butterflies are flying around in my stomach, as my finger … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block- I Think Not!

Inevitably, there will come a time when you run into a roadblock in your writing, and you don’t know how to proceed. If you’re anything like me, chances are you’ll keep pressing on and pressing on (even if your writing … Continue reading

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Not Driving Myself Crazy

I’ve been working on not driving myself crazy these past couple of weeks. “Goddess of Death” has been on my mind, but it isn’t enough for it to be a good story, it needs to be awesome. It’s hard not … Continue reading

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Revelations of an Indie Author

This week I read Salvation by my good friend Aeon Igni. It’s a short sci-fi romance that came out in 2013 about a girl who posses as a boy in order to get a job aboard a spaceship… and falls … Continue reading

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Finally, I’m Finished!

My young adult fantasy novel was “finished” more than six months ago, maybe a year ago. Since then, I’ve been editing. Giving up. And editing some more. Last night at a ridiculously late hour, I finished. Finished! I am elated … Continue reading

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Multitasking to the Extreme

Right now I’m working on several things. Jumping between projects is either going to keep me focused on my writing, or drive me absolutely nuts, but I decided to shake things up a bit. One night last week, I had … Continue reading

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Writer Driven Writing

Last night I stayed up ridiculously late writing a short story. When I was finished, I felt a huge sense of relief. Sometimes when I get an idea, it takes months to finish, which can be stressful. I’m left with … Continue reading

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How to Start a Book

It’s really easy for me, when I’m writing, to jump right into a story and keep the tension high and the pace fast, immediately grabbing hold of my readers. But then the first chapter or two ends, and some of … Continue reading

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My Fumbling Attempts to Write Erotica

I had an idea for a great story. Isn’t that always the way it starts? In between a busy day of almost non-stop responsibilities, I forced myself to type up a short summary (because I couldn’t get it out of … Continue reading

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