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3 Tips to Keep the Keys Clicking

Everyone wants to write faster, but writers get obsessed over it in November, National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. The goal is to write 50,000 words during the month. Believe me, that is not an easy task. So here are … Continue reading

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3 Memoir Myths

 Myth #1 – Only old people write memoir Not true! Whole sub-genres exist written by younger people. Mother-daughter books, stories of addiction and recovery, stories of growing up in all sorts of difficult or unusual circumstances…the list goes on and on. … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Speed Up Your Writing

 If you are headed for the finish line in NaNoWriMo, here are seven ways to turn off that pesky internal editor that slows down your writing.       If you use Word, turn off the preference to check spelling as … Continue reading

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Surviving NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is just around the corner. For those of you unfamiliar with the event, it is a month during which novelists and aspiring novelists write a body of work that will be the major part of … Continue reading

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The Three R’s for Writers

READING, ‘RITING, and REVIEWING   “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”     –Stephen King READING Read widely and often. Don’t limit your reading to your favorite genre. … Continue reading

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