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Reanimate your darlings

If you are reading this message, then I am dead. No. Hang on, not dead. I meant to say “editing”. I have a fraught relationship with editing, which¬†boils down to: I really hate editing my own work, but My work … Continue reading

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Dandelions and the futility of planning

One of the complaints you might hear about being a “plotter” – which is to say a writer who carefully plans a piece and then writes from an outline – is that it sucks all the creativity out of the … Continue reading

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The Editing Hat

I’ve started editing my novel. That’s why I’m writing a blog post right now. However, rather than allow this post to become one of my infamous meditations on procrastination – a sure sign that I’m supposed to be working on … Continue reading

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