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Problems with being a Pantser

There are two camps when it comes to first drafts, the planner camp and the pantser camp.  Planners have all the details of their story figured out before they start and pantsers start with one or two great ideas and … Continue reading

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Writing Update

It’s been a few months since I’ve posted an update and lots of work has been done since then.  In the last update I had been struggling with making ends meet when I removed a redundant character and replaced him … Continue reading

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Update: Stonebearer’s Betrayal

These last few weeks I’ve buckled down and been working through a draft of my novel, Stonebearer’s Betrayal.  I’ve finally reached the phase where the story has taken its final shape and now it’s a matter of making all the … Continue reading

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Writing Update (and a cute baby pic!)

This Summer has presented its own unique set of challenges when it comes to making progress in my current manuscript.  With the kids out of school and a baby to care for finding time to write was nearly impossible.  This … Continue reading

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Weekly Review #10

There wasn’t much to review this week.  The manuscript is making slow and steady progress and thanks to some fantastic critique (Rik and Nancy, you guys are great!) I’m getting a good feel on what I can do to take … Continue reading

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The Weekly Review #3

This week was tiring. The kids weren’t sleeping well and were grouchy/hyperactive on a whole new and disturbing level.  I was trying to write a thrilling conclusion for the manuscript and kept falling flat. The weekly quota was deadly to … Continue reading

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