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Breakthrough or Bust

Whoa, friends. I may be jumping ahead of myself, considering I'm still riding a holy-shit-I-think-I-figured-out-this-plot writer's high after spending the past two hours outlining, but friends, I really do think I might have figured out the plot for my rewrite. If you know me, I bet it's come to no surprise that my standalone sci-fi tragedy has… Continue reading Breakthrough or Bust

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Well, Shit

Oh, you gotta love the rollercoaster ride that is being a writer who overthinks (which begs the question of if there is any writer who doesn't struggle with overthinking and questioning their work). Let me tell you a story. Peruse through this blog the past, eh, year or so, and you'll find a plethora of posts discussing… Continue reading Well, Shit

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Musings over “Ama Te Ipsum”

I had a very different experience writing the latest short story for the Muses, which can be read here, if you're curious (also, if you do want to read this but don't want any elements spoiled, perhaps don't read this post). Usually, after a prompt is chosen, I write the story pretty soon after that and… Continue reading Musings over “Ama Te Ipsum”

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Two Steps Back, A Million Steps Forward

Oh boy, do I have work ahead of me. Remember reading this post, where I described my revelation of recognizing when you send a manuscript out too early to be read, because it's still at the "this-book-is-shit" stage? Yeah, so I read through all of that beta feedback referenced in that post this afternoon and… Continue reading Two Steps Back, A Million Steps Forward