Monthly Archives: October 2007

The sounds of draft one

For those interested, the music setting the tone for draft one. I’ve found music to play a big part in setting tone for what I’m writing. Some of these songs were played over and over for hours while I was … Continue reading

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Back down and up again

Life is not just about writing. There are always outside factors, and one of those took a swipe at my writing mojo yesterday. Let me remind everyone NOT to quit your job. I thought I had a safety net job, … Continue reading

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Overreacting

And then it was all better. In my last post, despair was in the air, and I was on the verge of novelcide. Then I hit the key moment in the book, the “things are maybe looking up and then … Continue reading

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The worst day so far, but still 40k words

From this point forward I should be able to blog about the day-to-day of writing my book. Today is shit. I’m not feeling the character and his voice, at all. I still love this main character, but I’m not hearing … Continue reading

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Do not quit your job

There comes a point in your life when, if you aren’t doing what you want to be doing, you take a big leap and give it a go. Pretty much everyone does it in their 30’s, so why should I … Continue reading

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