Category Archives: Distractions

Shhh! The End is Near!

I think I’ve finally figured out what’s going on. If I announce a deadline, the writing Gods will conspire against me, throwing problems big and small to confound my writing! That’s gotta be it, right?! Continue reading

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My Novel Update from March

I’ve become somewhat resigned to the idea that as a first-time novelist it’s taking longer than it would usually, but I’m learning a lot. Continue reading

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The Big Picture

I’ve been on fire re-writing chapter after chapter. Character conflict and resolution, a story arch, new character insights, and fixing how to advance the story without giving away the end. I was seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with a current goal of March for a potential release of Nine-Mile Bridge. I’m going to do this! Continue reading

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Keeping Up with NaNo-Writing Goals?

That being said, I’m pretty thrilled to be working on a new novel. It too is a thriller but with a scifi slant. Continue reading

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Q&A Tag, My Turn

Simple rules to follow:

Thank the blogger who nominated you.
Answer the questions you were given by that blogger.
Nominate 10 bloggers, give them ten new questions, and let them know they’ve been tagged. Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures: The Movies

Over time I’ve collected many of these old movies on dvd only to realize they have not held up. By my telling you about these movies, I provide a window into me and what helped form me growing up. Try not to judge too harshly. Continue reading

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Building Walls and Novels by the Seat of my Pants.

Hello once again readers, I’m back! Thank you so much for returning to the silly ramblings that I, the Writing Fisherman, casts out. August came in hard and wet for me and was one of my more difficult months I’ve had in … Continue reading

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An Adventure to Write About

Spending the day listening to other authors speak on various subjects was a real treat as we had both traditionally published authors, and independent ones. Continue reading

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Already Gone

Hello readers and thank you for checking out this weeks’ random thoughts on writing, fishing, or just life in general.  This week I do indeed have something different as I comment on long ago memories which have come back to … Continue reading

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The Ownership of Fandom

Greeting fans and welcome to another rambling by the writing fisherman!  I have to admit I’m kind of digging this self-proclaimed title.  Not to compare myself to Hemingway, mind you.  No, no; not at all! Though it does have an … Continue reading

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