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I like the movie Stranger Than Fiction. I’ve watched it many times. It’s fun, even though it shows an image of a writer as an eccentric, chain-smoking, and depressed person subject to the demands of a publisher, working in a spacious suite with marble floors. A literary author. It’s an odd view of a writer, […]
Self-editing a novel or story presents challenges for many writers. It is very easy to read past mistakes, especially when you are very familiar with your work. Listening to your work read aloud can help.
Have you written a novel? Or a story? When you’ve finished the writing, what happens next? A Rest Period I like a rest period. I might go ahead and write something else. I need a break. I’ve spent many hours working on the novel and now I need to get away from it. How long? […]
When did you last feel like you had all the time in the world to write? How long since you had a day free from distractions and demands on your time? Here are 4 techniques to fit writing into your busy day.
You’ll gain focus by killing your darlings. It isn’t only self-indulgent writing that needs to go. You’re a busy creative with many other demands on your time. You can’t afford to chase every new idea—no matter how cute!
via GIPHY True words. Over the past few days, my sites came under attack from hackers. The code infested everything. No sooner would I strip it out and try to secure one site, I would discover it somewhere else. I decided to take Ripley’s suggestion to heart. My sites might not be a multi-million dollar installation, […]