Monthly Archives: October 2012

My Methods For Dealing With Writer’s Block

On different writing websites I visit I’ll often see others talking about how they’re stuck. Even with an outline, a few have hit a speed bump they didn’t foresee. This happened to me on a number of occasions. It can be … Continue reading

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The Single Best Advice For New Writers

As some of my regular readers know, I have finally finished the first draft of my first book. It took me just under a year to complete. I must say, it has been a great ride and a wonderful experience. Because … Continue reading

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Good news, everyone!

At 2:15 on October 19th, I finished my first draft. What’s more, is this is my first book. I must say, it feels great to have finished the story completely. I started the book the day after Christmas in 2011. … Continue reading

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Selling Out

In my writing groups we often talk about “Selling Out.” Which for us means pandering to a particular audience just because it’s selling well. Especially if its a genre that you actively hate. I think every person at the critique table … Continue reading

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“Looper” and the Antagonist

This weekend–like a lot of people–I went and saw “Looper” by Rian Johnson. Instead of doing a movie review, I want to talk about an aspect of the movie that I was blown away by. Something that many films–sci-fi, fantasy, or … Continue reading

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