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Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? I didn’t. I resolved last year to never do that again. It puts too much pressure on a person to make New Year’s resolutions and stick to them. That’s why there

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Daydreams as a tool

My writing process involves playing scenes in my head as daydreams. I use daydreaming to play out possible scenarios in my head to try to work out the most likely outcomes. It’s like running a simulation only the simulation is

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Letting go

I had to let go of some fear when I published my first novel, Accidental Colony. It did rather well, I think, for a first book that had no promotion for it. In case you didn’t know, it’s available as

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Research Journals

If you are working on a long-term project and need to do research on it, it’s a good idea to have a research journal. That’s a journal where you record where you searched, what you looked for, and what you

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Posted in Family History, Hobbies

Flow charts and writing

I use a flow chart to plot my stories. I start with the beginning and give my characters a series of decisions. Then I try to figure out how many different results could come from each decision. The ones that

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Posted in Writing Techniques

Drunk Driving

I read a news article that a police officer killed two people while driving drunk. You would have thought he would have had more sense. Of course, the first thing to go when you get drunk is common sense. Some

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Journaling

My journal is not a report of day-to-day activities. It could be, but it isn’t. no, my journal is free writing. That’s the writing exercise where you sit down and just write what comes into your head and put it

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