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Writing the Perfect Book

Writing the Perfect Book

by Fae Rowen

I'm not one hundred percent certain, but I'm pretty sure that the perfect writer doesn't exist. It certainly isn't me.

When I began writing the second book in my published series, I wanted it to be perfect.… Read the post

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WITS Throwdown: Social Media

by Fae Rowen

To say that social media is not my strong suit is a lie. I'm not playing with a full deck; the social media suit is missing. And I don't care.

I prefer to call someone rather than text them.… Read the post

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Subtlety in Word Choices

by Fae Rowen

Last week I was writing a character study for my WIP. The character is persistent, never giving up, even when the cause seems lost. At times she's like a small child who keeps asking "Why?" and driving the adults around her crazy.… Read the post

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Host Your Own Writers' Retreat

Fae Rowen

It's been almost ten years  since I hosted my first writers' retreat. It was a low-key get together for my five-person critique group, which had been meeting for just a few months. 

We already met weekly for face-to-face chapter critiques, but we wanted time to discuss writing, trade ideas and things we'd learned from books, conferences, and hard work.… Read the post

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Best Memory Ever

by Fae Rowen

Today I'm sharing an emotional memory, a memory that I recalled while working on my WIP. For me, connecting with my past feelings can really open up my writing by connecting emotions with my characters.

I received my best Christmas present years ago.… Read the post

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