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Trying to Kill a Darling

I have a character who is charismatic, badass, and witty. He’s fun to write and he could easily take over the book. So I think I’m going to have to kill him sooner or later. I incorporated some flaws because … Continue reading

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Will You Take The Oath?

I suppose an update on the book is in order for those not in my writing group. The past few weeks I’ve been doing a lot of rewriting, editing, recalculating, and killing hundreds of my darlings. I’ve made a determination … Continue reading

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A Tedious but Necessary Exercise

A Tedious but Necessary Exercise Follow the link above and it will take you to an article on the site IO9. The always incomparable Charlie Jane Anders has compiled “4 Danger Signs to Search For, Before Sending Off Your Novel”. … Continue reading

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