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Hittin’ the Brakes

How are you at time management? Maybe you can multi-task, but apparently, I can’t. Case in point: blogging twice a week is keeping me from writing my humor series. Also I’m organizing my interview transcripts, preparing to plunge into writing … Continue reading

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Short Story Long

Here’s the rest of the story I alluded to in my recent post “Persona.” For the first five of our nine days in Liberia, I tagged along with the team, attending church and visiting the local supporters and sister charities … Continue reading

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Unfinished… And Okay With That

As a reading junkie, I grew up finishing every book I picked up. I might leave chores or projects half-done, but when it came to books, I’d read every word. Even if I lost interest, I wouldn’t admit it. Guilt … Continue reading

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Know Yer Terms!

Y’all, I’m such a doofus… I’m taking an online novel writing course offered by Jerry B. Jenkins. The video lessons are benefiting me, and so is the online community of fellow students. We can toss a question out there, or … Continue reading

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The Other Six

Have you ever read a familiar paragraph that you’ve read a million times, only to discover there was one little part that you’d never really thought about? I’ve got an example in mind. (C’mon, you knew I would!) Consider the … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes

Last week, I told you about my journal, and promised to share some of my favorite quotes. So today I’ll open its pages and let greater minds than my own do the talking. Why didn’t I think of this long … Continue reading

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Fiction Jail: Update

Well, I’m almost out of “Fiction Jail” (or more precisely, “Camp NaNoWriMo”) and here is the promised update on my project. Have I achieved my goal of drafting all the remaining pivotal scenes? No. Have I written more than I could … Continue reading

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