Tag Archives: first draft

Cheating on my WIP

I get it. I really do. You’re supposed to finish a project before moving on to the next, otherwise you’ll end up with a bunch of half completed manuscripts and no completed novels. But what about when an idea strikes … Continue reading

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Never Lie to Yourself

. As writers, we walk the fine line between absolute courage and utter hopelessness.  Finding the middle ground is important.  Sway to either one and your writing will suffer.  If we have to much confidence in our writings then we … Continue reading

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A Second Set of Eyes

  I recently turned over the first chapter of my novel over to a trusted friend and fellow writer for a full vetting.  I asked him to not hold back, to be as honest as he could.  The results were … Continue reading

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Intrigue and Mystique

I, like millions upon millions of other TV viewers, turned in week after week for six long years.  I continued watching all to find out about the island and its many mysteries.  One of these mysteries was more important that all … Continue reading

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First Battle Scene

  I’ve always been inspired by massive battles in both print and video.  To this day, I would swear that the fight between Neo and the 100 Agent Smiths in Matrix Reloaded is the best movie fight scene ever.  The … Continue reading

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