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Happy National Day on Writing. Only remembered this morning that today was the day.  I’m going to put it into my calendar so I don’t forget again.  People on Twitter have been responding to the hashtag #WhyIWrite, so obviously there have been some real gems floating about as well as some of the usual platitudes about writing. Read More

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I’m going to do NaNoWriMo/WNFIN again this year.   Actually, stop.  Since words matter, I need to phase this better.  I’ll phrase my intention thusly: I plan to participate in NaNoWriMo/WNFIN this year and during the month of November, I will write a 50,000 word book. Read More

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Five Things

One of the highlights of my week is to read folks’ Five Things blog posts.  The ones I read a nice diversion from the mishmash of the usual political BS, upcoming must-have gadgets, sports happenings (the Lions got screwed the other night), and entertainment brouhaha (trust me, making theatre and other entertainment is much more fun than reading about the entertainment that others make) that I read daily.  They remind me that there are some people still living as humans having actual experiences, and just not head-to-toe sports stat machines, OS-or-hardware-manufacturer-branded-cyborgs, or political talking point dispensers. Read More

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Coming Alive

You sit around a large table with a bunch of other writers.  Make small talk.  Talk writing.  Read about writing.  Write. Read More

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