October 17th, 2018

The Bikini Wax Theory of Writing

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Inspiration | Writer's Life

Some people talk about writing like they are chasing butterflies along the pretty garden paths of their manuscripts. Like their words frolic with Disney characters. They speak of churning out pages like a high-end laser printer.

I am not one of those people.… Read the post

October 10th, 2018

How Squirrel-Brain Helped My Writing

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Orly Konig | Writer's Life

by Orly Konig

Are you guys done laughing at the title? Not yet? Now?

Since the early months of 2018, I’ve been dealing with overcrowding in the brain-squirrel department. Revisions on what became Carousel Beach, marketing and launch of Carousel Beach, writing proposal chapters, family issues, starting a new book, summer schedule and multiple trips, a shiny new book idea, a must-try crochet pattern, the writer’s retreat I organize for Womens Fiction Writers Assn.Read the post

October 8th, 2018

To Nano or Not To Nano...

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Inspiration | Writer's Life

NaNoWriMo, for those of you who are unfamiliar with it, is National Novel Writing Month, where hundreds of thousands of writers gather to bang out as many words as they can in the month of November. Many writers skip it and many writers treat it as a yearly pilgrimage to Writing Mecca.… Read the post

September 28th, 2018

Why Learning Writing Takes So Long

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I'm taking a break from first page critiques this month, because something is bugging me and I have to get it out.

Continue to send your pages, though, I'll be back next month with a crit!

I traveled to speak at a writer's group last weekend (I do that, you know.… Read the post


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