Writing Wednesday: Knowing When To Unleash Your Infernal Editor™
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Writing Wednesday: Knowing When To Unleash Your Infernal Editor™

Last Week’s Goals My three posts went out as scheduled. I had a couple more stories return from publishers, and those went out to market once again. Cats of War III (the third Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire collection) continues its reduced price preorder (and Smashwords FREE Presale) campaign until its July 8th release … Continue reading

Writing Wednesday: A Discovery Writer Discovers Different Methods of Discovery
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Writing Wednesday: A Discovery Writer Discovers Different Methods of Discovery

The overall feeling my work on the sequel gives me seems artificial in comparison to the organic original. I find myself experimenting with other people’s methods, just to shake things up. Still, I am incapable (or is it unwilling?) to fully implement the ideas I come across, and even when I think I understand the gist of a method, I still PANTSER it, close my eyes, and feel my own way toward what I think they mean. Continue reading

Writing Wednesday: On Being Open to New Approaches
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Writing Wednesday: On Being Open to New Approaches

I’m a PANTSER (a discovery writer for those of you who are uninitiated); the words pour out, and I make adjustments after the draft comes out. Despite the fact that most aptitude and personality tests (such as Strengthsfinder) say I’m highly analytical, I seem to have a block when it comes to applying analysis to my writing. I can FEEL whether something works, but it’s difficult (to say the least) to apply other people’s rules to my stories. Continue reading