Tag Archives: WIP

Thoughts on Writing “The End” for the Third Time

This past weekend I put the exciting and satisfactory words, “THE END” on my third novel. (Third – hey, that’s actually pretty cool. I’ve written THREE books, y’all.) Actually, I didn’t really type those words, but there was definitely a … Continue reading

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There’s a New WIP In Town

 Well, sort of. I shared with a friend recently that starting something new was one of the hardest things. You know, in the same way that writer’s block is the hardest thing. Or writing queries. Or getting rejections. Or waiting … Continue reading

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The End. (Again!)

With my last post talking about how I was “almost done” with my current novel, it is expected to follow it up with the “DONE” post! If you are interested in my post-finishing reactions and process, then I will tell … Continue reading

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Are We There, Yet?

Me: I’m almost done writing this draft of my current novel. My husband: This phrase, “almost done”. I do not think it means what you think it means. Me: I do, I swear it. I mean, I’m not almost done … Continue reading

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Pressure to Be Good Enough a.k.a, Reason #58* for False Writer’s Block

(*Not a real number from a real list.)   That’s correct, false writer’s block. I’ve joined the bandwagon that believes there is no true writer’s block, that the primary “block” is not the inability to write, but the fear to … Continue reading

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Embers to Flame

It would seem that without consciously and directly intending to, I have decided to shelve my first novel for now. It makes me a little sad, but truthfully, not as much as I could be if my current novel weren’t … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time Again

I’ve got this new novel started. It has a pretty good opening scene (or at least the start of the opening scene), a few other decent scenes, a few other crappily written scenes, and an overall plot and theme dancing … Continue reading

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