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How to Use Project Management Skills as an Author

Originally posted on PeoWriMos — Peoria Writers' Group:
Project management is a valued resource in the business world, but can it help you with creative endeavors like writing a novel? Of course! Employing project management skills will help you beat…

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candy bar scenes

candy bar scenes. on my writers’ group blog, I talk about Holly Lisle’s great writing advice.

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the only outdoor activity i could stand…

Pretty crazy when a high-of-94 day is considered, ahem, “cool.” I suppose it’s all relative. But that’s perfect Camp NaNoWriMo weather, for those of us crazy to pack in a whole novel in August, because A/C and writing go really … Continue reading

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culture of fail

Video gamer culture and writer culture have a lot in common; diversity, outspoken opinionated creatives, love of media, strong sense of community. But one place they differ–and it always surprises me–is the culture of failure. Writer-types (and in general, most … Continue reading

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link: never been a better time to be a reader

Jeff at Bookriot writes how there’s never been a better time to be a reader. And I suppose it’s a symptom of reading so much publishing news, but all the time it’s publishers and editors this, writers that. Stick around … Continue reading

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mocha shortbread hearts

Happy Valentine’s Day! I’ve been itching to make some cut-out cookies so for the holiday I decided I would use my heart-shaped cookie cutters. I also had an itch for a chocolate cookie, something decadent and rich. In my search … Continue reading

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link: the end of paper

Seth Godin, writing for the Domino Project, raises some good questions on how the end of paper changes everything. Quotey goodness: The second change is that ebooks connect. Not so much on the Kindle platform (yet) but certainly in PDF … Continue reading

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