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The Five Stages of Critique: A Guide For Beta-Readers

November 4, 2016 by

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So the writer in your life asked you to read something and give them your opinion. It’s all going well until you mention something that didn’t quite work for you. There’s a faint frown. This is the writer entering the first stage of response to critique. The first stage is always defensive: Let me explain […]

It’s Possible This is What My Current Plot Outline Looks Like

September 9, 2014 by

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The Most Impossible Distance

July 29, 2014 by

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  I know this feel a little too well right now.  

I’m Not Saying Anything. But if I Was to Say Something, This is What I Would Say.

June 30, 2014 by

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There are two parts of this chart that are the same blue. I don’t know which is which. Or… maybe they are the same? WHAT IF THEY ARE THEY SAME? Can you get hangovers from writing query letters?  

Deciding What Words Mean is a Heavy Responsibility. Luckily, There’s Macaroni.

June 24, 2014 by

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Do You Trust Me?

June 16, 2014 by

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  I really like exploring people’s boundaries. The difference between what they say without thinking, what they say after they think it through and where they end up if you walk them all the way through the potential consequences.  

This is Why Editing Your Own Work is Problematic

June 11, 2014 by

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I Can’t Help All the Hell that I’m Raising

June 6, 2014 by

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This song is hilarious if you turn it up really loud and imagine Jim Kirk is singing it. As this was the way I was introduced to it I have no ability to hear it any other way. I’m the captain of this ship so / Come on climb into my golden cockpit   

Maybe I Can Write the Whole Thing in My Sleep…

May 29, 2014 by

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Sometimes when I wake up in the middle of the night and start writing I mix things up. I’ll confuse homonyms, I’ll drop words out of sentences, I’ll imagine that I know anything at all about mixing glue. I’ll get my characters the wrong way around. I don’t know why I do this. I actually […]

Keep Calm and… Oh Who Are We Kidding?

May 28, 2014 by

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