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National Novel Writing Month: Day One

Today, the first day of November, is important for several reasons (to this blogger: two reasons in particular): yesterday was Halloween (which means: THANKSGIVING IS ALMOST HERE) and today is the first day of National Novel Writing Month. What is National Novel Writing Month (or: NaNoWriMo, for short)? You, as a participant, write 2000+ words…… Continue reading National Novel Writing Month: Day One

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The Opening Line is the Hardest: Or, What I Learned Writing the First Draft of My Novel

It is a long story – my journey to writing this, the first draft of Book of Zedrick (I do have a copyright on this FYI…).  It started, plainly, when I came to the realization that I was suffering from book fatigue. Book fatigue is the name I put to: when you, a reader, search and…… Continue reading The Opening Line is the Hardest: Or, What I Learned Writing the First Draft of My Novel