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7 Secrets To Writing Your First Draft

Just in time for NaNoWriMo I thought I’d do a post about how to write a first draft. Because let’s face it, first drafts are hard. It’s no secret, it’s not my favorite part of the process. I love the outlining/dreaming/planning stages, and I love the revising/shaping/polishing stages. The first draft stage? Not so much. But it’s okay. It has to get done.… Read the rest

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Do you have a daily word quota?

I’m nearing the end of the outlining process for the sequel to my first novel. Actually, I’m not. Truth is, I could outline and plan and dream forever…but the calendar is speaking to me. And what is it saying? You’d better start hustling and get that first draft done, sweetheart, or you’re going to be a hot mess in a few months’ time.… Read the rest

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