Parallelism: Saving Space and Energy

Parallelism: Saving Space and Energy

I pride myself on being a learner; I love learning about new subjects and expanding my knowledgebase. The best way I learn is by reading, and I like to read about topics far and wide. This sometimes means that I land […]

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Novel in 90: Bullet Journal for Writers

Novel in 90: Bullet Journal for Writers

One thing I knew for Novel in 90 is that I wanted to have a bullet journal dedicated to it. Googling bullet journal for writers, I got close to what I wanted but I needed a system of my own. […]

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Details: The Power to Make or Break Worlds

Details: The Power to Make or Break Worlds

I’m feeling a need to expand on last week’s post about worldbuilding. Specifically, I mentioned how my worldbuilding lies in details. But details have a double edge. On one hand, they make the world real, visceral, believable. On the other […]

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Audience, Pros and Cons

Audience, Pros and Cons

Coming out of my post last week about inspired versus forced words, I was trying to figure out why I’ve struggled with certain projects lately yet excelled with others. The one story I had been opening weekly and adding meagre words […]

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Writing Work

Writing Work

For the last few weeks, I have been cramming in an hour of writing work a few afternoons a week. Bit by bit, I get work done on writing. I say writing work because it isn’t always writing. The perils […]

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How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

By now, everyone knows that I am a big supporter of using beta readers. I think they provide something to a piece that an editor can’t: The response of an actual reader. Yes, editors are readers –and obviously exceptional ones. […]

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