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Everything Tagged With "creative writing"

  • Six Essentials For Fiction Writers

    May 24, 2012: How well are you addressing the six essentials for fiction writers?

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  • Five Lessons For Writers From Words With Friends

    February 11, 2012: It makes sense a word game would have some hidden lessons for writers. Here are the top five.

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  • One More Ticket for The Fabulous Riverboat

    February 25, 2009: An appreciation of Philip Jose Farmer, master of interconnected storyworlds and pulp adventure, and an influence I don't recognize often enough.

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  • My Saturday

    April 2, 2006: This morning, I had a swollen left lymph node in my throat, a headache, and stiff shoulders. Ick. Went to do my five hours of not-hard-at-all time at the not-a-day-job, got home, futzed with the television which would not play the DVD (a recurring problem that I thought was solved), got that figured out, took…

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  • They Want To Talk

    March 23, 2006: I've been having some trouble lately with my writing. It's starter anxiety, really... it's made it really difficult to achieve butt-in-the-chair work done with my second novel, "Light Of The Outsider."

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  • A Good Moment

    January 4, 2006: I'm in the preliminary stages of writing my second novel. Five or six days a week, I spend an hour or two on it, and today I had a great little epiphany.

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  • 50K

    August 1, 2005: I just wanted to say that today, July 31st, 2005, at around 6:50 in the evening, I passed the fifty thousand word mark in Brave Men Run. I've never written anything this long. It's going to be finished soon. I'm happy!

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  • Coming Back To Nate

    July 28, 2005: My, that's a provocative title, no? Well, it's nothing like that... it's simply that I'm finally getting back to finishing my novel, Brave Men Run. See, July has been just awful when it came to writing. There was just too much pressure from the Cursed Day Job, too many outside things taking not just my…

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  • Ebb and Flow

    June 23, 2005: Oy, right now, mostly ebb. I'm sitting here knowing that I should be writing, it's the time of day, the hour I reserve, when I should be working on Brave Men Run. That takes some energy, though, especially since I'm in the last third of the book and things are cooking... it's physically draining to…

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