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Nanowrimo 2017: A Reflection (Week 4)

And lo, Nanowrimo ended once again. I always feel a little low and creatively exhausted after November, and it usually means that I stop writing for the rest of December and don’t pick it up again until the new year. A part of me think that’s ok; it’s perfectly fine to step back from your work for a bit and come back to it with fresh eyes, but another part just wishes I could keep going because reaching 50,000 words doesn’t necessarily mean finishing the story. In  ...

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On Writing

WELCOME TO NANOWRIMO 2017!

Welcome, writers, to the best and most grueling month of the year. National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo) is upon us, and what better way to kick this off with a little post on my Nano-history, as well as introducing you to my story and what I’ll be talking about non-stop for the whole  ...

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“Well, what CAN I write?”

I often hear that question in all book community circles. in replies of tweets or in Youtube and Instagram comments sections. I’ve heard it during panels at conventions, talks, and interviews. Publishing is changing. The Young Adult community is growing and becoming more vocal, including  ...

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