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Archive for November, 2009
by Justin C. Key • 1 comment
Postpone the editing process and focus on finishing that draft!
It’s the middle of NaNoWriMo. For those of you participating, maybe you’re halfway through, maybe you’re already done and going back for re-writes. Maybe you’ve just started—in that case, better late...
by Ervin Anderson • 4 comments
Should we fear or love the dreaded...DEADLINE!
“A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.” Rita Mae Brown, author of Rubyfruit Jungle, The Hand That Cradles the Rock, Southern Discomfort, and many other...
by Brandon Nolta • 12 comments
It's best if you're both, but if you have to be one or the other...
This morning, my wife was kind enough to drive me to work, alleviating the need to try and find parking in one of the many lots that part-time employees like me must share with students and other folk...
by Justin C. Key • 7 comments
Now that you've gotten your NaNoWriMo project underway, it's time to make those characters come alive!
From the books you’ve read, stories you’ve heard, or movies you’ve seen, which characters do you remember the most? Sure, Harry Potter was cool and all with his ‘chosen-one’ storyline and the fate of...
by Ervin Anderson • 3 comments
How not to write an article about Writer's Block.
Writer’s Block. We all get it occasionally. Let’s say you’re planning to write an article about, oh, I don’t know…Writer’s Block, but you sit down to write and nothing comes. What do you do? You stare...
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