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Re-write then re-write again…

I’ve found that the beginning of a book always needs to be re-written more times than the sections toward the end. Have you found that also? When I first started to write, it bothered me a great deal that my … Continue reading

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Updating a Novel

I wrote a mystery/suspense novel  quite a few years back. I wasn’t satisfied with the plot at the time, and I couldn’t quite hit on the right solution to what was bothering me.  Recently, I thought I might drag out … Continue reading

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Writing a book: the process

It does sound glamorous to write a book. You have a great idea, but do you know the process? How do you go about turning that idea into a book?  You’ll need patience to approach the process with care and … Continue reading

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Don’t release your writing until it’s ready. The power of reading aloud.

Words often sound better when flowing through our minds than they do when we read them aloud. When I have a piece of writing that is almost there—almost at that point where I’m ready to release it into the world—I … Continue reading

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