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Is Your Book Done Yet? (Part 2)

If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me that question… well, I’d have made more money that I’ve done self-publishing so far (Ha. Ha. But that’s a topic for another blog post). But, seriously, how long does … Continue reading

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Is Your Book Done Yet? (Part 1)

Over the past nine months, everyone kept asking me, “So… is your book done yet?” Ugh! Really? How long is it supposed to take to write a novel? I thought I was moving along quite quickly. How long should it … Continue reading

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I Wrote a Novel (or Two), Now What?

I’ve read that only about 3% of novels are ever finished. (Keep in mind, 99% of statistics are false. 🙂) So here I sit with two manuscripts, asking myself… “There. I’m done. I said I’d finish… But now what? It’s … Continue reading

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Week 3: Camp NaNoWriMo– Be The Villain

I’m late for my update. Well, I won camp! Woo Hoo! (Since I didn’t technically win April’s camp.) I’m currently well ahead of my goal! 40K done of a goal of 31K and I still have 7 days left this … Continue reading

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Week 2: Camp NaNoWriMo – Critique Partner

I just finished Week #2 of Camp NaNoWriMo and things are smooth sailing.  I’ve finished 28,100 words of my 31,000 words goal. On GoodReads, I stumbled upon an ad for a critique partner. A fellow writer was looking for a partner to read each chapter … Continue reading

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Which Novel Cover?

A novel cover is so important because, despite the saying, we DO judge a book by the cover. There are so many things to consider: Does it fit the genre, is it an accurate reflection of the story, does it … Continue reading

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Writing for Fun! (July’s Camp NaNoWriMo)

Only 7 days to go until July’s Camp NaNoWriMo.  (More info HERE, if you don’t know what that is.). I’ve been working nonstop on my novel, Love, Lies, & Clones since I started it in February.  It’s currently in my … Continue reading

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