Never Forget Where You Started

I suffered from a tiny cold this past week. The sickness killed my drive to do any work with my writing or my art. I only wanted to sit around and watch Criminal Minds. (I started all the way from season 1 episode 1. You don't want to know how far I got...it's amazing how …

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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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Writing Rules? Ha, You’re Funny!

"There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” - W. Somerset Maugham When I read this quote a little while ago it made me smile and also gave me a reason to relax. I debate again and again about how I want to write my novels. Do I …

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Too Many Plans For One Book

A little while ago, I started planning the murder in my latest novel and I thought I had the general plan figured out. I was writing some of my outline around the idea I thought up when suddenly, brilliance struck me. So I had to make some adjustments with the plan, yet again. Adjusting a bit of one …

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Middle Of The Week Thoughts 10/19/16

I only have two thoughts bouncing around my head, at the moment. My first thought is on my need to start exercising. I've gained a couple inches around my waist. Eek! But that's not the information my readers care to learn in this blog. The other part of my thoughts is about my novel I'm …

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