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The Novel Begins Part 2

On this side of Jacobs Pass, so called for the old-timer Jacob Tooley who went missing in these woods some time ago, I wake up every morning in my cabin some six miles out of town, a good distance to … Continue reading

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Word of the Every Other Day

cornice \KAWR-nis\ noun: 1. a mass of snow, ice, etc., projecting over a mountain ridge. 2. Architecture. a. any prominent, continuous, horizontally projecting feature surmounting a wall or other construction, or dividing it horizontally for compositional purposes. b. the uppermost … Continue reading

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FREE Outlining Software

I think I’ve mentioned yWriter5 before in an earlier post but it has been so helpful I thought I would talk about it once again. In the short time I’ve been writing fiction my writing process has changed drastically. I … Continue reading

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Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Now, I’m nowhere near close to submitting a novel manuscript but I have been thinking about submitting a short story collection, which, from what I’ve read is nearly impossible to have published—everyone says that the public just is not interested … Continue reading

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Great at Something

“It’s like I’ve always heard, ‘Alcoholics make great writers or is it writers make great alcoholics,’ either way your great at something.” Author Unknown Write Fearlessly

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Each Day

I  still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the  walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want  to see. John  Burroughs

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Prologue vs Preface

I was wondering the other day exactly what the difference between a Prologue and a Preface was. I thought they were basically regional terms for the same concept; as in a Ketchup/Catsup, Tomato,Tamaughto type deal. Yet, once again I was completely wrong. … Continue reading

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