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Camp NaNoWriMo: Week 2

The second week of NaNoWriMo is upon us! Now that the first week push is totally over (and motivation is waning, might I add), it's time to bring it back home and address all the things that currently might be standing in our way. I, for one, have started out pretty droopy. Even though I… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: Week 2

On Writing

Revision: Its Bark is Worse Than Its Bite

Revision is a scary word, a scary idea, hard to start and overwhelming. Over the course of the past two weeks, revision is all I have been doing and I am here to tell you that "revising is a process more dreaded than dreadful" (Burroway 341). I have always been afraid of the "R" word. No… Continue reading Revision: Its Bark is Worse Than Its Bite

On Writing

The Ideal Reader

In honor of my wonderful Ideal Reader's birthday this past week, today's post is going to be about the Ideal Reader--probably one of my most favorite people to deal with in the writing universe. In Stephen King's On Writing, he said the "Ideal Reader is also the best way for you to gauge whether or… Continue reading The Ideal Reader