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Protip: Yoga doesn’t cure writer’s block (which doesn’t really exist anyway)

What do werewolves and writer’s block have in common? Neither of them exist. That being said, I have been experiencing technical difficulties with my current project. It’s a good idea, has a solid backstory and setting, and, I think, is … Continue reading

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On Compelling Fiction

You guys, I don’t ever go in the romance section. No–that came out wrong. I totally spend time in the romance section when I’m alphabetizing and updating the front list with new books and pulling books to send back to … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Write a Damn Book

A lot of you probably wonder why I fangirl so ridiculously hard on Jim Butcher all the time. A lot of you probably think that I have some kind of crazycatlady crush on the man–or maybe on Harry Dresden. You … Continue reading

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A letter from Camp NaNoWriMo

I have been lax, constant readers, because this month I have been participating in Camp NaNoWriMo. For those of you unfamiliar, National Novel Writing Month (hosted by the Office of Letters and Light) is a program I feel very strongly … Continue reading

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On the end of NaNoWriMo… and then writing its sequel

So NaNoWriMo is over, and I’ve been decompressing by, ah, well… writing. I must be insane. I know, I get it. One of my friends told me tonight, “You know, November’s over. You can stop writing now.” I laughed at … Continue reading

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It’s not pantsing, it’s organic storytelling

That sounds better, doesn’t it? Sounds a lot more like “go with the flow” and lot less like “make shit up as you go.” But let’s face it, pantsers, you’re doing both of those things. Sorry, plotters – so are … Continue reading

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Who’s ready to panic? or, Don’t worry, it’s just NaNoWriMo

The countdown is On, people. Only two more days until National Novel Writing Month starts, in all its caffeine- and chocolate-fueled glory. Last year was my first year doing it, and I won. Hooray! But twelve months, three novels, two … Continue reading

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