Creativity Requires Patience

You might be ready to paint the greatest of all paintings or you could be sitting down to type up your greatest masterpiece yet. No matter where you hold your creativity, you must always be willing to wait. How many times have you been in line at checkout when a sudden comment from a stranger …

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Don’t Be Afraid to Take Breaks

In my previous post I mentioned how I was working to create a free to read comic to share online. It's been slow progress, but progress nonetheless. I've been doing my best to work on writing a couple chapters each week. There have been weeks when those couple chapters turn into zero chapters. Believe it …

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“Free to Read” in Progress

It’s been quite some time since I last shared any updates with my followers so I wanted to break the silence for you. I might have been silent on my blog but my keyboard has been hard at work. There has been on obvious bouncing back and forward with my ideas for my latest story …

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A Draft Will Make Writing Easier

How do you start writing your novels? Do you outline? Do you create characters? Do you push together random notes? There are a lot of ways to get your story moving forward. Everyone has their own way and they need to do what's best for them. I've tried different methods and every time I write …

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Don’t Let Your Excitement Ruin Your Tale

Before I begin knocking down anyone's excitement I need to make one fact clear: There is nothing wrong to hold excitement over the work you are trying to complete. It's always a thrill when you finally think up the prefect line for your work. I know you want to write it all out because it …

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Do You Have a Plan? Are You Going in Blind?

An author can bring their story to life using any method they deem suitable for them. There are some authors able to start writing without a lot of planning ahead of time and it works out perfectly. I wrote this way when I brought my first series to life. (The Lyall Pack Series: Volume 1, …

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The Little Challenges of an Author

When you become an author, you allow your mind to gather details dancing through the world. Your creativity pushes together those facts and the possibility arises for a new story. But how often do you end up walking away from those possible stories with nothing more than a smile on your face? You might be …

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