And Then There Were Two…

The task of rewriting Of Earth and Ice, the monster 171,000 word draft I had finished writing last year, has begun. More or less, the writing itself is slower in progress than that of the new outline. Frankly, I didn’t take the story where I wanted to take it. Now, in the revision, I can …

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To Rebuild a Habit

A number of my last posts have been dedicated to the issues I’ve had in writing every day. It’s been tough, absolutely. Yes. Indeed. Despite the trials in it, the capability is there. I know it is. The near 300,000 words I wrote last year with a good consistent running shows that I can do …

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Guest Post: Creating a Vibrant Character Your Readers Will Love

Creating a Vibrant Character Your Readers Will Love by Rachel L. Smith As a novelist and writer, I am always hoping for a reader to come back to me and say, “Wow, your character jumped right off the pages. I feel like I know them so well. I love them.” More often than not, readers …

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