The 12 Days of a Writer’s Christmas

On the first day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

A deadline for all to see.

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On the second day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Two books to read. 

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On the third day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Three critique partners.

On the fourth day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Four more chapters.

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On the fifth day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Five bright red pens.

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On the sixth day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Six pounds of chocolate.

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On the seventh day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Seven sleepless nights

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Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

On the eighth day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Eight new ideas. 

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On the ninth day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Nine alternate endings.

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On the tenth day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Ten dreadful adverbs.

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On the eleventh day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Eleven cliffhangers.

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On the twelfth day of Christmas my editor gave to me,

Twelve plot holes.

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About Jodi

Jodi L. Milner is a writer, mandala enthusiast, and educator. Her epic fantasy novel, Stonebearer’s Betrayal, will be published November 2018 by Immortal Works Press. She has been published in several anthologies. When not writing, she can be found folding children and feeding the laundry, occasionally in that order.
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2 Responses to The 12 Days of a Writer’s Christmas

  1. katpersephone says:

    Haha! Love this!

  2. Pingback: Writer Unboxed » 12 Days Of Writer (Unboxed) Christmas

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