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Three Minutes of Beauty

Well, it’s done—the first draft, that is—and I’ve spent the week catching up at home, reading, reading, reading, and taking a little break before I jump into revisions. I LOVE revising and editing (I may have mentioned that before) and…

The Wrap Up

1. First, I am one chapter away from being DONE with the first draft of book two as I write this. Part of me feels like this has taken FOREVER…and the other part of me keeps pointing out that it’s…

The Indie Revolution is a Beautiful Thing

Last week I read a really fantastic article by David Vinjamuri called “Publishing Is Broken, We’re Drowning In Indie Books—And That’s A Good Thing” over on Forbes.com. REALLY fantastic article. Like go-read-it-now fantastic. It’s one of the best articles I’ve…

On First Drafts

First drafts are crap. They just are. And the crappiness of this first draft is driving me crazy. A part of me feels deep despair at how clunky and awful some of it is and another can’t wait to be…

The Wrap Up

1. I keep thinking about doing this kind of post on a weekly basis, but obviously cannot make up my mind since I’ve only done it a few times in the past year. It’s essentially a run-down of little (or…

Perspective

(We have a winner of the L.J. Smith Giveaway: Amie! Congrats, Amie! Send me your address and I’ll put these books in the mail to you this week. You have LOTS of good reading ahead of you, for sure!) I…