There’s No Excuse To Slack Off

This weekend is going to be a bit of a fun weekend for me, my husband, and our friends. We are all getting together to attend a card tournament featuring the game called Magic: The Gathering. It's fun and I enjoy playing so I'm excited to go watch them all play. I'm not going to play in …

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Middle Of The Week Thoughts 11/16/16

Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How These are the six facts I've been trying to piece together for my latest murder mystery novel I'm trying to create. Those words are the words I was told to answer numerous times on several English tests all through school. In elementary school I learned the tale about …

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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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Mixed Feelings About My Writing Plan This Morning

I am mostly sold on the idea typing up an outline will help me to slowly reveal the truth behind the crime in my upcoming novel. The main problem I face now is the fact I'll technically have to type my story up twice. This problem is only true if I use the method we …

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Making An Outline, Writing Down Notes, or Going In Blind?

All throughout high school we are drilled through our English classes on how to write or type up an outline. Writing an outline when typing up a report or preparing a speech is a great way to get facts organized and get an A on your report. But how true is this fact when you …

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