Tag Archives: self-publising

If you think its about a criuse ship hitting an iceberg, you are so wrong

That’s not the story. And it’s not about the evil empire taking over the universe and it’s not about a shark terrorizing a summer resort and it’s not about hunting children as a game in the future. So many people … Continue reading

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sometimes we write to heal

I am working with over fifteen writers from all levels of expertise. I have come to a new realization. Some of us write for fame, some for the art. Some of us write to exorcise our demons within, others write … Continue reading

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A simple way to save thousands of dollars

I’ve gone on and on about my several critique groups. However, I want to bring up the fact that having a dedicated team behind you (or in front of you) reading your stuff, pointing out your typos, grammatical mismatches, implausible … Continue reading

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You’re not THAT special

I know you have great ideas. You want to break new ground in your writing. You can say it better with more emotion and can create an impact far beyond others who toil at the craft. Well, I’m sorry, it’s … Continue reading

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What are two pages a day worth?

Two pages are approximately 500 words Two pages can be accomplished within a half an hour Two pages a day, in a week is 14 pages – over 4% of a 300 page book Two pages a day results in … Continue reading

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writing conferences – the place where information and agents find YOU.

I thought conferences were for those writers who had a dozen finished projects in their files, and went off seeing representation. Boy was i wrong. I’ve been to several this year, and not only did I meet some amazing writers … Continue reading

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finally, how to delete really fast its awesome

I know you probably know this, but I have been looking for how to select and delete large portions of a 300 page manuscript. After spending many intense seconds, I discovered a blog about highlight to the end of a … Continue reading

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3by3 hits reality

Our first meeting in Pasadena will be happening tomorrow. If you’re interested and in the area, sign up there are only three spaces left. http://www.meetup.com/3by3-writers/events/67444512/ We’ll be setting up critique groups, more information on the 3by3 writing method and great … Continue reading

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want an online critique group?

As I’ve stated before, I love my three critique groups. They have helped me develop my writing voice and helped me to continue past my insecurities with their support and constructive criticism. However sometimes a writer wants to throw a … Continue reading

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enough is too much

“They” say to create an online presence. There is this author that I am friends with on Facebook and I swear she posts something about HER every day, sometimes twice a day. I could be wrong, there are two documented … Continue reading

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