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A Day in the Life of a Freelance Writer

Currently I've developed a schedule that I roughly follow daily, and it appears to be helping.  It's also a great addition that my kids are getting older and can keep themselves busy for longer periods of time. I assume this gets better with time. It's still on a day to day basis with me, how… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Freelance Writer

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Christmas On Thin Ice by Holly Blair | Book Review

Book Title: Christmas On Thin Ice (A Juniper Falls Holiday Romance) Author: Holly Blair Genre: Contemporary Romance Synopsis: Lily Jordan has just found out that she is pregnant for a famous golfer who ditched her. With the recent demise of her parents and the debt they left behind, Lily and her two brothers has to… Continue reading Christmas On Thin Ice by Holly Blair | Book Review

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Every Story Has A Reader| Writing Fiction

Last week, I worked diligently on my current “work in progress”. I was happy, I hit word counts and managed to clean up the messes on the way. Over the weekend something happened, that something that always happens. I feel hopeless, incompetent and I want to discard this entire story. Not even midway in each… Continue reading Every Story Has A Reader| Writing Fiction

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How Important is Momentum| Fiction Writing

I stumbled across a video about the importance of momentum when writing a book and although I know it's a logical way of thinking, I don't always apply that with my own projects. I allow many factors to affect me from completing a manuscript. Basically, having momentum means finishing a book, at least a first… Continue reading How Important is Momentum| Fiction Writing

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Should Writers Only Write What They Know? | Writing Fiction

What really started me out writing stories and poetry was "Composition Class" in primary school. As early as the age of six, I had to write essays (called compositions sometimes) based on pictures or a topic. It would start with a first line sometimes, and sometimes it would be titled something like "A Day at… Continue reading Should Writers Only Write What They Know? | Writing Fiction

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The Pen is Mightier Than The Sword

"The pen is mightier than the sword" is an expression coined by English author, Edward Bulwer-Lytton. It's main idea is the indication that communication is better than violence. This is a sentence or phrase that resonates deep with me, in my own personal way. I'm not a violent person who turned writer overnight (haha). Writing… Continue reading The Pen is Mightier Than The Sword

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Where am I?| Writing Books

I talk quite a lot about writing novels on my blog, and although I haven't been able to complete anything in 2017 thus far, I am writing everyday. Some days I write almost four thousand words, and the more I think I make progress, I feel like I just dig deeper holes for myself. Writing… Continue reading Where am I?| Writing Books

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Why a Phablet is Beneficial for Writers

If you haven't figured out what I mean by a phablet, it's basically a phone tablet, meaning a phone way past the average screen size, such as the iPhone pluses etc etc. Before I purchased a phone with a huge screen, I had to really examine my uses for it. I didn't want to lug… Continue reading Why a Phablet is Beneficial for Writers

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The Secret Life of A Writer

As a self-published author, and someone who's starting with no strings in the business, I lead a double life. Until date I have hidden my writing projects and determination to be the best writer I can be from the majority of people I know, family members and peers. My reasons for writing anonymously doesn't have… Continue reading The Secret Life of A Writer