Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ever wanted a writing buddy – heres the start of getting one

First. this is an exciting blog for me. I’ve been on WordPress about five months and this is my 100th blog, (yeah me) and in this blog I am introducing a very interesting idea. Okay, here’s the story. I’ve always … Continue reading

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writing buddies and no plotting plot

Here’s a question Wouldn’t you like a writing buddy who read your stuff, even that first draft poc (piece of crap) and still saw where you were going? Wouldn’t you like a writing buddy who would ask how your book … Continue reading

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Sure fire way to get published

I am sure no one has come up with this idea. There have been people who buy thousands of their own books to look successful. And there are people who have a billion Gmail accounts and hit their blog daily … Continue reading

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the plotting dilemma

Funny word dilemma. Puts me into a quandary, followed by a small juxtaposition. But enough about me. I had a problem – actually I had a lot of them, but one in particular had to do with plot planning. Now … Continue reading

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Wow, wow and woe

When I don’t blog, do not think I am basking on some iceberg in the middle of the arctic. No such vacation awaits this rite typer. No way. I’m busy trying to figure out how to write a novel without … Continue reading

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Saved by 3by3’s CCC

I was blocked the other day. Not terribly. Got a blog out and 8 pages, but I was running into a little plotting trouble. The I remembered my own rule. Constant Contained Conflict. I had my protagonist and two buddies … Continue reading

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I have a problem

Actually I have a collection of problems, but I’m not going to list them here. Here’s the deal-e-o. Some of you know I’m working on a book called the 3by3 writing method. It comes in three parts (writing, publishing, marketing) … Continue reading

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it’s like having a lover – this novel

Yes it is, and it follows a similar trajectory. Unfortunately so many non-writers cannot keep that commitment. They flirt, tease and even fall in love, but they won’t say those frightening words – I’m yours. They fall in love and … Continue reading

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First, an apology

I must apologize. I was on a tear. The 3by3 writing method was not only forming nicely, I had a dream of helping everyone who wanted to write a book. During the holidays I stopped blogging because my book was … Continue reading

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Two writing contests that might interest you

I have been very busy working on several projects, one of which was putting a Christmas tree away. However, I wanted to take a moment to mention two publishing contests. I have no dog (or book) in these events (at … Continue reading

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