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Writing Week in Review: 3/11-3/17

The brain is a strange beast. This spring mine would rather write snippets from a thousand different stories than it would focus on one. I have a theory about that. Writing particular scenes is more rewarding on a neurological level. We want to write those portions because it feels good, feels better than good to… Continue reading Writing Week in Review: 3/11-3/17

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Writing Week in Review: 2/11-2/17

Last week I mentioned that I write in a scattered manner and pluck scenes from various places in the story. This week I continued that pattern and focused on writing the ending of my current work in progress. It hardly seemed to matter that I haven’t written all of the story’s innards yet; my brain… Continue reading Writing Week in Review: 2/11-2/17

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Writing Week in Review: 2/4-2/10

Writing is like constructing a jigsaw puzzle. For me, it is at any rate. Though I know the most efficient method is to find the corner pieces, put together the edges, and then, only then, begin working on the insides, sometimes I can’t help myself. Sometimes I begin constructing the puzzle in the wrong way.… Continue reading Writing Week in Review: 2/4-2/10

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Writing Week in Review: 1/21-1/27

Some weeks are all about writing, and other weeks are heavier on the other other types of work that go into creating a piece of fiction. This past week fell into the latter category. I spent several days researching various bits of information related to the modern mythology project that I’m working on. (I really will… Continue reading Writing Week in Review: 1/21-1/27