Month: October 2017

Music

Music

Most of the time, I listen to music as I’m writing. One part of my brain likes to sing along with the song whilst the other part is typing the words I am thinking. As I’m writing this, I’m listening to the rock artist Shinedown. It’s a great life hack for me because it helps …

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Evolution of a Story

Evolution of a Story

On Wednesday night, my husband and I both had fitful sleep and kept waking each other up. For once, I’m actually grateful for fitful sleep, because it helped me remember the dream I was having. The dream was so great, I decided that it was going to become the plot of a book. Here is …

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For Whom do I Write?

For Whom do I Write?

I create stories first and foremost for my own entertainment. They help me go to sleep and give me something to think about when I’m staring off into space. I write them down so I can remember them and enjoy them later. The second person I write for is the reader. This is why I …

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Never Get Rid of Old Writing

Never Get Rid of Old Writing

Sometimes I write stories that no one will ever read not because they don’t want to, but because I’m not going to share them. I have at least eighteen notebooks full of handwritten stories that are never going to be seen by anyone other than myself. Most of these stories are first drafts of stories …

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Rant on First Person Writing

Rant on First Person Writing

It’s been a while since I blogged, I know and apologize for that. I was having trouble thinking of what to write about for a couple weeks and then forgot about it until recently. Here is a rant. Writing the book in first person point of view (POV) seemed like a good idea at the …

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