Reading Your Book Thoughts That Run Through Your Head

Reading Your Book: Thoughts That Run Through Your Head

When you've been working on your manuscript for several years, you've read it more than a few times. In fact, you've probably read it so much you can quote whole paragraphs from it. It's a side effect of reading your words repeatedly, and the editing, rewriting, proofing—and let's just throw another edit in there because …

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Incidental Writing How To Write When Life Keeps You From Your Keyboard

Incidental Writing: How To Write When Life Keeps You From Your Keyboard

When you’re a writer who works full time and/or has tiny humans to care for, sitting down to write can be impossible. You can go days without ever getting near your computer, let alone time to scribble a note on your phone or a scrap of paper. When you hit a rut like this, it …

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Using A Writing Routine To Gain Control Of Your Endless To-Do List

A Non-Overwhelming Writing Routine To Gain Control Of Your Endless To-Do List

Writing is one of those activities where, no matter if you do it full time or crammed into lunch breaks, there's a never-ending to-do list attached. You've got to fill in plot holes, plan character arcs, script whole conversations, research how to poison people without drawing the attention of authorities, and then find the time …

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