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Sleepless in…

Hooray for another sleepless night. Any more, I have more sleepless nights than I do restful ones. It’s okay, it means I’ll get a few hours of work done that I need to do…as long as I’m lucid when I’m … Continue reading

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Insanity

My definition of insanity changed in 2005. Up until then, I often quoted Einstein: “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” After 2006, I decided the definition of insanity is attempting and completing NaNo … Continue reading

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Writing for Your Niche

There was a news post today about J.K. Rowling writing another Harry Potter book (http://storycarnivores.com/2013/04/01/exclusive-harry-potter-8-confirmed-by-j-k-rowling/). In the story, she states that she was disappointed that people didn’t like the book she created to try to break out of the Harry … Continue reading

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Writers Understand This

Okay, so I went to bed around 4 a.m. I was editing after a full day of procrastination. Don’t judge me, it’s a process. Anyway, even with the lack of sleep, I sat straight up in bed at around 8 … Continue reading

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How to Piss Off Your Editor

Now, this has nothing to do with the edits I’m currently doing, but I’ve had my share of editing nightmares, and over the years, I’ve compiled a list of pet peeves I have personally experienced when working with authors: 1. … Continue reading

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