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Keep Writing

I'm nowhere near where I want to be, as far as my writing career goes. I have no publications, no agent, no queries floating out in the trenches. I can't live off my writing alone (or, at all, frankly). Yet I'm also so much farther along than I ever imagined I could be, back when… Continue reading Keep Writing

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You Can’t Please Everyone

This realization, in relation to my writing and future publication, has really freaked me out lately. I don't know why, considering I'm nowhere near close to publishing anything, as engrossed as I am in the editing and writing stages across multiple books.Yet I can't shake it. Someday, once I'm published, someone is going to read… Continue reading You Can’t Please Everyone

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Editing: The Never-Ending Story

I have always claimed that editing is the hardest part of the writing process. I think that will always be the case, though I'm sure as I move along in my career, other things will pop up and prove to me that editing isn't the worse thing. But for the moment, it is what I… Continue reading Editing: The Never-Ending Story

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Tropes and Clichés

I've been thinking a lot about tropes and clichés lately. Between editing a previous trilogy with a  foundation built on tropes--including everything from the Chosen One to vampires and werewolves to old men who know all yet tell nothing--and planning a new series that uses even more--and this time, purposefully--plus simply observing the dialogue surrounding the… Continue reading Tropes and Clichés

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GUYS, I’VE WRITTEN FOUR BOOKS

Whoa, I think that's the first all-caps title I've ever had. It's a bit overwhelming, but it captures my emotions pretty well, so I'm keeping it. A few minutes ago, I finally finished a full rough draft of my current work-in-progress, which as been tentatively titled THE RESISTANCE. It's the work-in-progress I've been referring throughout the past few… Continue reading GUYS, I’VE WRITTEN FOUR BOOKS