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Monday Minute: A Word on Working Titles

Since the beginning of April, I’ve been participating in Camp NaNoWriMo. It was really a spontaneous decision because I hadn’t planned on doing it. However, the thought of writing a gothic horror novel appealed to me so much that I thought April was the perfect time to start writing another novel. It’s been smooth sailing so far but one aspect I struggle with is coming up with a title–even a working one.

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Friday Favourites

Friday Favourites: Blogs About the Writing Process

I find it really interesting to learn about the writing process of other writers. I like to see how we’re similar and how we’re different in how we approach the stages of writing, and what little quirks we might share. It’s also helpful to see what kind of strategies people use for productivity and accountability in their writing. So, this Friday Favourites is about bloggers who share their experiences on the writing process.

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Kurt Vonnegut and E.L. Konigsburg

“Talent is extremely common. What is rare is the willingness to endure the life of the writer.” -Kurt Vonnegut 

With all of the great books out there, there’s no doubt that talent is pretty common but I guess what’s more rare is whether or not people are ready and willing to live the life of a writer.  Continue reading “Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Kurt Vonnegut and E.L. Konigsburg”

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Isabel Allende

This week’s Wednesday Words of Wisdom come from Chilean-American writer, Isabel Allende. I first heard of Isabel Allende when she was a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. I think she’s a smart, interesting and feisty lady.

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Follow Friday: Perspectives On The Writing Process

Follow Friday is a weekly series, inspired by the Twitter trend #Follow Friday. Each Friday, I suggest blogs that I follow to my readers.  For this week’s “Follow Friday”, the theme is perspectives on the writing process. Continue reading “Follow Friday: Perspectives On The Writing Process”