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Tweak the way you think about writing a novel

I’m ready to get rolling on my writing projects again. But how to make this year different? I’ve got a few simple tips to get make your writing more productive and satisfying. The first way to tweak your thinking is to … Continue reading

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Embarking on fall writing with a planner

I love any reason to begin again, and the last best one of the year is the start of school.  I’ve walked past my writing space all summer looking wistfully in at the books, piles of clutter and the welcoming … Continue reading

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Just one page

Recently, I got an idea about achieving writing goals by listening to Gretchen Rubin’s podcast.  Gretchen Rubin is the author of The Happiness Project and has just started a podcast with her sister who is a television writer in California. … Continue reading

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Targeting 2015

I always feel a bit like a sheep during the first week of January. You know how it is. Everywhere people are talking about resolutions and I can’t help following along. I have resolutions too. The problem is I don’t … Continue reading

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Before bedtime routine for writers

Ah, bedtime, land of noddy winkums, snooze city. But wait, don’t go there yet.  If you are planning on writing in the morning, taking a few minutes before bedtime to get ready for the next day will ensure you a … Continue reading

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Playing with words and goals in “The Desire Map.”

As I ease into the beginning of another writing year, I didn’t want to write the same old goals down.  Write every day, finish book, sell book.   So instead, I’m having fun with a new way of setting goals … Continue reading

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New Year, New Writing Goals

Back at it!  Well, sitting here at my computer before first light anyway, thinking about writing goals for the coming year.  I have a few:  Get first mystery novel published; Revise sequel to mystery – shop it around; Begin writing … Continue reading

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