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Shop Talk: Drafting CAST OFF (Peridot Shift Book Three)

Shop Talk: Drafting CAST OFF (Peridot Shift Book Three)

https://youtu.be/ekd5ZP_v9Z0 (00:01): Hi! It's been a while since I've done a Shop Talk video, it's been almost a year and golly, what a year, am...

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Working with an Editor: Not Change, But Evolution

Working with an Editor: Not Change, But Evolution

While I worked for years – twelve of them – on my book, I knew one day I'd eventually send it to an editor as the final trial before publication. ...

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Projects on my Plate

Projects on my Plate

I'm in a very to-do listy mood today. Sometimes all the joy I get comes from planning and deciding on directions and next steps. Thankfully this do...

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NaNoWriMo Recap

NaNoWriMo Recap

I suppose I should talk about NaNoWriMo. About juggling multiple projects in a month-long attempt to write 50,000 words. I did the same for last y...

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I Delete Words During NaNoWriMo.

I Delete Words During NaNoWriMo.

My goal is to finish stories, not to gather words I know will be deleted with shame and haste on December first. I don't count my tweets. I don'...

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Happy Halloween (aka NaNoWriMo's Eve)!

Happy Halloween (aka NaNoWriMo's Eve)!

Tomorrow I begin NaNoWriMo. I am writing this on Sunday, ahead of attempting to do much prep work to figure out my stories. Hopefully by the tim...

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Unreasonable Goals

Unreasonable Goals

Despite having trouble settling back into my writing rituals, after so much time distracted by my day job's project (which is thankfully LAUNCHED...

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Recommence

Recommence

Monday night, I was finally able to launch the site I've been building for my day job. It's not done, but it is live. I can now return to the sched...

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After all, dear, what is idle prattle for?

After all, dear, what is idle prattle for?

This is the first blog post I'm writing in September. The absence, at least for the first week, was planned, but since I returned from my trip I ha...

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Dragon, Salvage, and Austin

Dragon, Salvage, and Austin

Continuing with my Dragon dictation updates from last week, things are progressing well. Aside from a couple of days of initial set up delays, this...

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