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From the Beginning (Part 7): Write This! No, Write This!

Decisive is a word rarely used to describe me.  And by “rarely” I mean never.  I’ve more or less learned to cope with this in my real life, but it has caused problems for me as I try to write … Continue reading

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From the Beginning (Part 6)–Just Like Starting Over

The bad news is that I’ve made very little progress writing my novel in the last week.  The good news is that my apartment is much cleaner.  See, procrastination can be your friend! I did make a decision about the … Continue reading

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From the Beginning (Part 5): The Devil in the Details

A week or so ago I wrote about my somewhat belated effort to outline my novel and how hard I found the process.  This week I have to confess that I’ve abandoned the process, although not intentionally.  My progress slowed and … Continue reading

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2012

Twenty-something years ago I made a New Year’s resolution to never again make a New Year’s resolution.  Since this is the only resolution I’ve ever kept, I don’t want to ruin it by making resolutions for 2012.  But I do … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo–Week 1

First things first:  whenever I read “NaNoWriMo” I actually hear “Nanu Nanu” in my head and see a random scene from Mork and Mindy. However, NaNoWriMo is not an Orkian salute, it’s the catchy acronym for National Novel Writing Month, … Continue reading

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