Monthly Archives: May 2007

Progress Report, in which I finally exhale

Running late with this report, owing to the holiday.  Had much happening yesterday.  Actually, a lot happened over the week, as you’re about to learn.  Here goes: It’s been a while since I’ve been between projects. It felt so strange … Continue reading

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First Draft Wrap-up, Part Three: Notes from My Crystal Ball

I’ve heard it said, and I firmly believe, that the ultimate purpose of writing, for the writer, is to get better at it.  Not to make the million-dollar sale, not to achieve fame and bestsellerdom (though I’ll cash the checks … Continue reading

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First Draft Wrap-up, Part Two: Fun with Firsts

Petra afforded me the opportunity to try several new things.  Primary among them, of course, was the pedal-to-the-metal writing process, about which I discoursed in my first installment.  Here are a few other firsts:Multiple POVs.  My first two novels, while … Continue reading

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