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A Laser or a Searchlight?

Sometimes it flows out effortlessly, on and on and on, a wondrous river of sentences, a current of words, and sometimes – well, sometimes it just doesn’t. You know what I mean. Getting started on a new project of whatever length can either be the easiest and most instinctive thing in the world or it […]

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Quieting the writing demons

It’s easy to let a project get out of control. It’s easy to let a project take control. You have an idea, sketch out a few rough characters or main points, some plot ideas or evidence you want to include, an outline maybe, and before you know it you’re consumed. Your mind wraps around your […]

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