How I Let Go And Embraced Editing

I faced a number of challenges and accomplishments in 2012, both personally and professionally. I completed and published my first full-length novel, The Daemon Whisperer. I stood by my father’s side as his medical advocate for most of the year while his health slowly declined and then arranged for his care after he’d passed in […]

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Opportunity Travels Under Many Guises

November filled me with frustration and heartache. As predicted in my Juggling Priorities post, my time for NaNoWriMo stolen away, the opportunity slipping through my fingers, and thus I didn’t hit the 50k word count. I didn’t even come close. I hit 23k, well under the goal. Instead I spent my time in the first […]

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Vocal Obsessions #blogging #writing

I’ve been obsessed recently. Okay, well, I’m often obsessed. More accurately I’ve been obsessed with this thing called ‘author’s voice’. Specifically, my own. I got to trolling blogs and there were these articles lamenting authors who weren’t able to hold it together and stay true to their own ‘voice’, or who lacked any sence of […]

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NaNoWriMo — Week Three

Okay, no bones about it, I’m worn out. Fatigue has set in. I’m not fighting writing, mind you, that’s a different mental process that all writers reading this will identify with. It’s not that at all. I sit down, plug in, and write. I’m constantly, mentally fatigued. I don’t take this as a sign that […]

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