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 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

August 1st, 2018

Golden Lines from RWA 2018

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Craft | Fae Rowen

I first learned about Golden Lines the summer I attended the UCI Summer Writing Institute. After a particularly dense morning lecture, we were told to extract the golden lines, the ideas that we could use to improve our writing. Every year after the RWA Conference, I like to share the Golden Lines I've highlighted from my workshop notes.… Read the post


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