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Lessons from a writing holiday

I’ve just indulged in a rare pleasure. I took a week off work to concentrate on my writing. A whole week. I can still scarcely believe it. What a luxury! What a perfect holiday! I accomplished so much in the … Continue reading

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Life gets in the way

I wish I could say I’ve been neglecting this blog because I’m hard at work on my novel edits or learning ebook formatting. Something productive. Nope. Just been busy with life stuff. Work’s been a bit more demanding than usual, … Continue reading

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My Metric System

One under-reported way that 2016 sucked is that I didn’t write as much as I could have. A thing I’ve been doing to try to improve my writing productivity – which is a thing I surely feel the need to … Continue reading

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TMoRP – Having written

I’m a prize procrastinator. I was talking to a writer buddy today about our respective story outputs this year – this is the kind of riveting conversation you get when writers meet each other [1] – and he took me … 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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