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Conference Ruminations from an Intermediate Writer

Conference Ruminations from an Intermediate Writer

When Words Collide is only a couple of months away and I am trying to be extra prepared since I know I’ll be busy with coursework when that weekend rolls around. My vacation from work, which I normally plan around the […]

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Cafe Writer (or the Ultimate Writer Cliche)

Cafe Writer (or the Ultimate Writer Cliche)

This post is to talk about the ultimate writer cliche: cafe writing. You can picture it in your head, easy peasy. A writer–any writer–with a cup of caffeine at their side, staring out the cafe windows as the word passes […]

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Ink Link Roundup -YA LGBTQ reads, deleted scenes, logistics, and inclusive conferences

Ink Link Roundup -YA LGBTQ reads, deleted scenes, logistics, and inclusive conferences

This week’s roundup really should have something for everyone. Elisa says, Kate and I were just discussing the great YA LGBTQ+ books that are coming out this year! Here are a few you should check out. http://rivetedlit.com/2017/06/15/18-perfect-reads-to-celebrate-pride-month/?cp_type=enpm&rmid=Riveted_Weekly&rrid=6512055 And, I’m also […]

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Just What Is Worldbuilding?

Just What Is Worldbuilding?

When I hear “worldbuilding,” my first, immediate thought is of encyclopedia-length tomes of information. Close behind that, I think of the complexities of fantastical worlds. But your world doesn’t require fantastical complexities . It doesn’t require Tolkien-length treatises. Unless it […]

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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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The Stress of Blogging

The Stress of Blogging

Sometimes, I find that the stress of blogging really starts to bog me down. For instance, three months ago, I was two months ahead with my blog posts and was able to regularly post links to social media. In the […]

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