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10 Line Writing Exercise

I’ve been a long time lurker on the Write Anything website. They have a lot of good articles on writing and every once and a while they post these fun little exercises. I’ve normally just done them off-line, but I thought I would share this one. The point of this exercise was to write a […]

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Can I Have 28 hour days, please?

Can I Have 28 hour days, please?

I woke this morning to two realizations. One:  I haven’t posted anything on my blog in well over a month, and Two: I have an unreasonable urge to write. The remedy to number one is of course to post something, but number two is a little more complicated since for the first time in a […]

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The 4 Year Plan

4 years ago, on August 23 2006, I started blogging. It was a way of telling the universe that I was committed to writing – for real this time. I started on blogger, and you can read from the beginning up until August 2008 (when I moved to WordPress) @ http://dustandstrangerthings.blogspot.com/ – but only until […]

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NaNoWriMo: I WON!!!

So if you’ve been reading along, you know that on Thursday, November 24, I re-decided to win NaNoWriMo. And when I posted my re-decision on November 26, I had to write 25,000 words (half of the monthly total) in 5 days. Now to prove my ineptitude at keeping to a daily schedule I’ve posted my […]

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NaNoWriMo What Now?

Just a quick note (yes another one). I’ve just hit the 30,000 word mark on my novel. Only 20,000 more to go in three days. And as daunting as that sounds, my bigger problem is this: I’m currently standing with MC1 teaming up with MC2 to spy on the bad guys and find a way […]

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NaNoWriMo: Supplemental

NaNoWriMo: Supplemental

It’s day 1 (9 hours into this event) and I’m still really excited about NaNoWriMo, so I thought I would share some more information about the book I’m writing this month. Allow me to introduce my main characters: Someone on twitter mentioned that Roman looks like Malcom Reynolds from FireFly. That wasn’t my intention. The […]

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