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Slogging Deeper Into The Muck

Even though I’ve written 78,000 words and much of it is near final draft stuff, I’m still slogging in the muck as I try to finish this novel. The thing I like and despise about writing–well, my writing–is that no … Continue reading

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Perfectionism

When I began this novel I plunged in with┬ámy usual carefree swagger. Once I finished the first draft I began to realize how awful it was. So I plunged into the second draft with reckless abandon, and before I finished … Continue reading

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