Tag Archives: Novel Writing

The Benefits of Done

Ever the glutton for punishment, I’m planning yet another creative venture for the very near future! Continue reading

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I Did It!

2017 kicked off much better as I gained new perspective and motivation with the book. I pressed on with getting chapters fleshed out fuller than before, and with better focus. 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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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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The Benefits of a Writing Club

I’m trying to get a little more prolific with my blogging, so here I am a week later with a new one.  As always, thank you, for stopping by my blog! I’ve clearly somehow misled you into believing I have … Continue reading

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Revising/Editing is fun … Right?!

My past endeavors have been halfhearted, or worse yet they start off like fire then die miserably before I inevitably lose interest. Anyone else have a stack of half written manuscripts like myself? Continue reading

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