Tag Archives: novels

How Not to Spend My Birthday

For three years in a row, I’ve ruined my own birthday by being mopey and melancholy. Part of the problem is that I feel pressure to pack in as many fun things as possible so that it feels like I’ve … 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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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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