Finish that Manuscript! (A Board Game)

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All you need is a die, and some colored bits of cardboard you can pretend are laptops or notebooks. Click on it to enlarge the view. That’s all I have to say; I spent too long making this thing as it is. ETA: I’ll be off to the mountains this weekend with family, so radio … Continue reading

5 Rules for Getting It Written

What will you use to write your next manuscript?

I wrote the first draft of my work-in-progress (nicknamed le manuscript) in a little over two months. I’m sure it’s not the fastest record on time, but it’s much better than my first manuscript (over a year to complete) and my second (clocking somewhere around eight or nine months). Experience has something to do with … Continue reading

Writing Prompt: Found Letter

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Recently I started following the YA Muses blog, after I met Katy Longshore at a local get-together. The prompt is this: “At a used book sale, you purchase a leather-bound volume. At home, you thumb through the pages and an old letter tumbles out. What does it say? Write the letter.” Here’s my response to … Continue reading

Dear Blog.

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Dear Blog, We’ve had a pretty good year. In fact, I think we just passed our one-year anniversary. Quick investigation reveals January 29th as our first blog post together…I didn’t bring you flowers or anything. Oops. The truth is, Blog, that when we began our relationship I was in between projects. Putting the finishing revisions … Continue reading

Monday Maybe-a-Book-Review Day

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Okay, so here’s the thing. I could write a book review for today, but I’m not really feeling it. What I am feeling is working on my manuscript, which does, quite honestly, begin to unravel on page 200 (better than page 115, which is how it used to be before my revision marathon, a.k.a. The … Continue reading

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