Once Upon A Novel: Getting Started

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Writing a book often sounds like a swell idea. Putting together tales that could spark revolutions, inspire civilizations and give birth to dynasties. We dream of a narrative so strong that it breaks down long-held barriers between cultures or one that creates generational feuds. A story richly dipped in hope that it peels back a […]

Write A Book In A Year

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So you’ve been nibbling at the prospect of placing your wondrous, vile, acerbic, comical, ghoulish, creative thoughts down on paper. You grabbed the latest fad in the booksphere only to be massively disappointed (or awed). You want to write a book and the perfect story, filled with schemes and intrigues, has been thawing at your brain. “It would […]

Happy Birthday!

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Early mornings, late nights, unending research, eighty thousand words requirement shocker! Writer’s block, writing flow, joy, moments of craziness, hopelessness, elation, steep learning curve! Almost giving up, self-doubt, self-confidence, constant editing, first draft, second draft, several drafts! Heartbreak, eagerness, told I wasn’t good enough, depression! Eager readers, family support, no support, friends, loss of friends, […]