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Lack of Sleep

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Sometimes, getting my brain to shut down is really hard.  Take last night, for example. For whatever reason, when my head hit the pillow, my brain said, “Nope! Not gonna happen!” and I tossed and turned for another 2 hours.…

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…