Sundry Posts

Backstory of a writers life and blog.

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    Ready, Set, Go…

    Today I outlined the last two novels in my trilogy that I never thought I would write as I originally thought it would be a stand alone novel. Its interesting the things that evolve when you write everyday. I am gearing up for April’s Camp NaNoWriMo. At this point I am ready to write even though it doesn’t start for several more days. I have built worlds and even done some research. Not a lot but definitely more than I did for my original novel. Before November I discovered an interesting way to outline to get started. I was anxious about attempting something as big as a novel, never having…

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    Avoiding

    I love writing. I think about it, I dream about it and I do it. Except when I don’t. Except when it becomes another chore to be completed. Except when I will do anything to avoid writing at my desk. I mean Facebook has never looked so good. Creating a blog has been on my radar almost since I began writing seriously. By writing seriously I mean: writing every day at a scheduled or mostly scheduled time, setting goals and actually submitting work. Building a blog was something I knew nothing about. I’d seen blogs I liked and ones I didn’t but had no idea what I was in for. …

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    Organized Chaos?

    “We stayed at home to write, to consolidate out outstretched selves.” Sylvia Plath This quote which I read in this book, Dancing on the head of a Pen by Robert Benson,[amazon text=Amazon&asin=1400074355] spread through me like wildfire. I work full-time so I don’t have a lot of time during the week. I do write but I save a lot of my planning and heavy stuff for the weekend. Its been a couple of weeks since I’ve had a Saturday to myself. My plan was to stay at home for the weekend and work on my blog and other writings. I am reading this week at writers group and need to…