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When Shouting from the Rooftops isn’t an Option

Today, I finished the rough draft of my novel. After a lifetime of dreaming about it, after months of writing it (whilst consuming lots of Panera soup), and after days of ignoring every other kind of writing but it, I … Continue reading

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I Must

I have already established that I am a Panera junkie with a two-visit a week (minimum) habit. And I have mentioned before that I am on a first-name basis with most of the employees (see: two-visit a week habit). And … Continue reading

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Take a Walk

“when it is truly time, and if you have been chosen, it will do it by itself and it will keep on doing it until you die or it dies in you. there is no other way. and there never … Continue reading

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Time to Write

A former professor of mine, someone whom I admire a great deal, posted a very interesting article on William Faulkner today. It contains a Q & A he did with students at the University of Mississippi in 1947. I love … Continue reading

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To Outline or Not to Outline…

I know some people who outline their entire novel before jumping in to the writing phase. And I know others who outline each chapter along the way. So, here’s my question: is it wrong that I do most of my … Continue reading

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