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Days Nine and Ten: Countdown to the Contest

You know you’re a writer when you stop reading in the middle of a sentence, bolt out of bed, and rush around the house looking for your notepad, because you have the perfect first line for writing/rewriting a scene, and … Continue reading

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Day Eight: Grooving to Music

Yeah…today was a David Garrett day. I worked on editing Draft #2.5 for roughly an hour and a half today, and got a fair bit done.  I think the reason why I didn’t make many editing marks last night is … Continue reading

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Writing Desk Must-Haves: Post-It Notes

In an effort to share writing tips, I figured I’d talk a little about one of my favourite tools: Post-It Notes. I love these things.  They’re so handy. I use three types with my writing and editing: the classic square … Continue reading

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Day Six: Gettin’ It Done

Hot damn, rewriting sucks. But I got a lot done in my hour of editing.  For clarity’s sake, let me take a moment to explain a teensy bit how my manuscript is structured.  It’s told from three points of view, … Continue reading

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Day Five: Early Start, Early Finish

Hooray for days off of work. I was able to get started on my hour of editing/rewriting earlier than usual.  Well, it was roughly an hour, all together.  I’ve been using the timer on my phone to get the hour … Continue reading

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Day Four: Better Late Than Never

So yesterday’s goal was another hour of editing.  It consisted of an hour of me figuratively bashing my head against the table, wrestling with a brief descriptive passage about The Black Dog.  I hate just about every word I wrote, … Continue reading

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Long Day

Ah, I am so done for the day. Good things: new hole punch, tidy and workable binder, new MLP travel mug ❤ Bad things: according to the cable menu, I’m supposed to be watching an Anthony Hopkins movie.  Jack Black … Continue reading

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