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3by3 Writing Method – Book One arrives February

I apologize for being absent for a while. I have been busy with my 3by3 Writing Method meetup.com group and preparing the first book of the 3by3 Writing Method – Planning, Writing and Finishing Your Novel. I know from experience … Continue reading

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When should you start your POD and eBook preparation?

After having half dozen traditional books published and doing it myself and equal number of times – my opinion is that the minute you’ve sent out that first rush of queries and sample chapters should be the moment a writer … Continue reading

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Why the 3by3 writing method went quiet – or how I fell off the word wagon

It often comes to “Do as I say not as I do.” Well the do do to that I did do was a classic. First for a reason I will explain in a few days, I decided to start my … Continue reading

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six moths to a first draft

A complete first draft can be completed in six months without throwing one’s life into turmoil. Using one week to plan your plot, establish your six balanced characters and creating scene cards that have constant contained conflict, then writing two … Continue reading

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Search and replace suggestion for MS Word

For those who are new to this concept, you can highlight a word (double right click) and in Microsoft word press control (Ctrl) and H and a search/replace dialogue box will appear. I had a character named Rick and did … Continue reading

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Constant, Contained Conflict (CCC) is everywhere in great stories

What do Romeo and Juliet, Twilight, The Great Gatsby, War and Peace, Catch 22 and Jurassic Park have in common? Constant Contained Conflict. All great stories have CCC. Certainly there are other elements involved in the creation of impressive writings, … Continue reading

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How it works, An Overview

The 3by3 writing method requires commitment. NO one can finish a book without it. The 3by3 writing method is specific about several commitments up front. – a commitment to daily writing, a commitment to including conflict your story, and commitment … Continue reading

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It’s not the only game in town

It’s not the only game in town There are many writing methods – Dramatica Pro, snowflake, the 90 day novel and many hundreds of books, programs and instructors in-between. The 3by3 writing method does not claim to be everyone’s answer … Continue reading

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Why the 3by3 Writing Method is a little like NaNoWriMo

There are several similarities between the 3by3 Writing Method and NaNo. First is the dedication. Certainly to finish a novel in month, concentration and focus are required. The first part of the 3by3 Writing Method is a dedicated, daily time … Continue reading

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Perfection is four letter word (but who’s counting)

If you want to get religious, there is only one who is perfect. If you want to be realistic, humans and all their endeavors are flawed. So, get over it. You and your book are far from perfect. But knowing … Continue reading

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