Category Archives: write tips

Especially for Authors: NaNo 2018 Edition

Dear NaNo Writers who are sacrificing November to do what you love: You’re on the homestretch. Hang in there!

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Especially for Writers: NaNo Edition

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Tips for Participating in Novella Collections

The newly published A Southern Season is the third novella collection I’ve participated in, the first that was traditionally published, and I can tell you—I love writing novellas and being in collections. As I’ve mentioned before, I use these novellas to … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

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Especially for Writers

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Especially for Writers

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The Write Path, with guest Betty Owens

In perfect timing after after Monday’s “The Dangers of SOTP Writing” article, Betty Thomason Owens shares a positive experience with writing by the seat of the pants. Three cheers for chasing rabbits . . . I had the perfect plan for my … Continue reading

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The Dangers of SOTP Writing

SOTP Writing: writing by the seat of your pants. No outline, no written plan, no safety net. That’s how I started. That’s how many authors still produce their stories. The successful ones have developed ways, as I have, not to … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

Here’s the question: Here’s the answer: Writing. Only the naive think it’s easy.

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New Book, New Series, New Resolutions

The Circle Bar Ranch Series is now completed. Someone suggested I write a book 4, and it’s tempting, but no. I think I’m ready to move on. CBR wasn’t intended to be a series, so despite the fact that the … Continue reading

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