Tag Archives: Fiction Writing

So, it’s been a while…

Isn’t it funny how the mind works? You walk into a room only to have forgotten why you went in there in the first place. Especially if it’s the kitchen because, at least for me anyway, I go right for the … 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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Still Fishing

Mostly though my upcoming post will be how I learned how my poker game correlates with my writing. Interested yet? 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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Only I Didn’t Say, “FUDGE!”

So when my brother used ‘fudge’ in a recent tale about him swimming with sharks it got me thinking about foul language in our writing.
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3 Writing Lessons I’ve (Re-)Learned in the Past Year.

Having that deadline forced me to allot time each day to writing and in doing so created a rhythm which my story fed off of. Continue reading

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Writing for a Livin’

I struck out many, many times sending queries to different magazines, typically trying to peddle my adventures as a stay-at-home Dad with two baby girls. Let me tell you, I had plenty to share! 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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Book Update for May

We’re halfway through May, so I thought it was time for a novel update. See what I did there? Cute, right? Okay, don’t run off please, I’m just so thrilled you keep coming back to read my ramblings! So far so … Continue reading

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