Is editing worth the price?

I keep asking myself if editing is worth the price. Other people have asked me, “Is editing worth the price?” Of course, your mileage will vary as will the cost. But, looking at this screen shot, I’m going to have to say, “Yeah. Pretty sure it was worth it.” This is a view from Microsoft […]

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How to outline a novel.

I’ve struggled with how to outline a novel for years. Today, I’m here to tell you what I’ve decided is the best method for me. Screw the novel outline! I’m not like everyone else. I’ve never felt like I fit in. I’m okay with that for the most part, until it comes to my writing […]

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Trial and Error

I feel like my writing is a process of trial and error. And right now, it seems like everything I try is an error. Just when I think I’ve got a system figured out, I fail. The good news is that failing and frustration mean I’m trying new things. Growth is painful. The bad news […]

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Self-sabotaging behavior

Why do I sabotage my own success? And how do I stop it? How many of us have been close to a goal and suddenly we make horrible decisions, thwarting our efforts to reach what we believe is our ultimate dream? I do this in a couple different facets of my life. Right now, the […]

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Keep on keeping on.

I’ve been trying to figure out what readers really want to see on my blog. I doubt most of you really care about my struggles to deal with software or computer issues. I suspect only a handful of you care about my writing process, and I KNOW there are lots of blogs out there with […]

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A general update on… things

I see it’s been nearly a month since I posted anything. Well, you probably didn’t know, but I’ve been hiding out in the mountains of northern Idaho, near a historic silver mining town, gathering berries and story ideas, while avoiding the people who wish me dead. No, seriously, I’m still where I always am, doing […]

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Project update and a dilemma

One of my writing buddies recently posted a list of her writing projects, which inspired me to post my own project update. Some of my projects are current, some are not. However, here’s a list and a short description of each project. There’s not much rhyme or reason to the list, nor is there any […]

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