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Writing Journal Y4 Day 69

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Continuing with the improv group writing today. The rules are simple; everyone brings a prompt, something to start eh writing process.  You get your prompt and you write for five, ten or fifteen minutes depending on the prompt itself.  At…

Writing Journal Y4 Day 62: Improv 3

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Continuing with the improv group writing today. The rules are simple; everyone brings a prompt, something to start eh writing process.  You get your prompt and you write for five, ten or fifteen minutes depending on the prompt itself.  At…

Writing Journal Y4 Day 48: Improv

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I recently joined an improv writing group. The rules are simple; everyone brings a prompt, something to start eh writing process.  You get your prompt and you write for five, ten or fifteen minutes depending on the prompt itself.  At…

Have a chapter on me

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Rather than a writing journal today, I thought I’d share a chapter from a novel I’ve been working on.  Well, re-working on.  I’ve changed it up based on feedback from one of my critique groups, and some comments on twitter…

Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing

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Elmore Leonard passwed away this week.  In his honor, I thought I’d share Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing: 1)  Never open a book with the weather If it’s only to create atmosphere, and not a character’s reaction to the…

Writing Journal Y3 Day 154

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The Queen of Shadows I was staring at the novel I just finished and trying to figure out what to do next.  This is the part that I hate, the part where I don’t have the next project yet.  I’m…

Writing Journal Y3 Day 112

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I decided to take the laptop to work.  I wait as long as I can stand to take my lunch hour (usually around 3 pm, or 5 hours into my 11 hour schedule), then I go off into the quietest…