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Setting: Not just for tables

A couple of weeks ago, I took an online class about setting in fiction, and since then I’ve been thinking a lot about this red-headed stepchild of story. If you’re like me, you probably don’t spend a whole lot of … Continue reading

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I am a Viking leprechaun

In my early teen years, I became really interested in genealogy. I worked on my family tree, wrote to relatives I hadn’t met before, and even looked up ancestors in the Library of Congress. My family roots, like those of … Continue reading

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Writing goals: The no shame edition

Back in April, I posted some writing goals for 2015. Yes, that’s right: April. So I’m already way ahead of where I was last year. Which I should probably turn into a goal so I can say I met it. … Continue reading

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Should you write every day?

The short answer? You’re going to have to figure this one out for yourself. But there are two main schools of thought. Write every day This is the standard advice found on countless websites, heard at conferences, and pushed in … Continue reading

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7 ways to save time for Nanowrimo

You’re not even halfway through November, and you’re already falling behind on your Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month) project. How did you think you’d have time for this stupid thing, anyway? It’s clear — something’s gotta give. But what? Stop … Continue reading

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