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Typos are good for the soul.

You ever read a book and come across a typo and think, how the hell is that possible? We can land a man on the moon, but we can't blah dee blah blah blah... Of course you think this, because I've heard from you. You just HAVE to e-mail me and tell me, don't you? I've...

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On killing your darlings.

January 2018   Fifteen years ago I started writing stories. What started as an exercise to stave off boredom during an eight-hour class became the foundation for my first novel. That manuscript never sold, so I kept writing. Manuscript number two went nowhere, as...

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Writing a novel with Sharpies.

September 2017   Novel writing by Sharpie! This is the closest thing to outlining I've ever done. I was 40,000 words into something new and writing, as I usually do, from the seat of my pants. But then I got stuck, big time. So I bought some butcher paper and...

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