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The Completion Stage

The past two weeks, I’ve talked about the stages we go through in our writing projects, including the challenges at each stage and ways to keep from derailing. After we have prepared the work-in-progress, let itĀ germinate, worked on it, then … Continue reading

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Strong Writers Do This

During the past two years I’ve done more novel critiques than usual. Some have been so-so, some were very good, and a few have already sold. What made the difference between the “very good” stories and the manuscripts thatĀ sold? In … Continue reading

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