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This is my Fight scene ♫ ♫

“Write a post in response to today’s one-word prompt”: FIGHT I don’t always make good use of all the daily prompts available out there on the interwebs. But I came across this one and thought I’d use it to share … Continue reading

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The Importance of Choosing the Right Music for Your Book Trailer

A little while back, I posted a link to my cheezy amateur book trailer. I chose a song by Austra, called Hurt Me Now. Something about the song captured the darkness and desperation of my protagonist’s story. It’s always amazed … Continue reading

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Things Fall Apart

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned. ~W.B. Yeats Last Leaf Falls, coming soon…     *Image found on Tumblr … Continue reading

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Stop Chasing Shadows

Musical Inspiration for Last Leaf Falls “And the night that you got locked in Was the time to decide Stop chasing shadows Just enjoy the ride.” Enjoy the Ride by Morcheeba (remix)     *You can check out my experimental … Continue reading

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It’s Where My Demons Hide

Musical Inspiration for Last Leaf Falls “Your eyes, they shine so bright I wanna save that light I can’t escape this now Unless you show me how.” Demons by Imagine Dragons   *You can check out my experimental Tumblr page, … Continue reading

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Show Me My Silver Lining

Musical Inspiration for Last Leaf Falls “I hear a voice calling, calling out for me These shackles I’ve made in an attempt to be free Be it for reason, be it for love I won’t take the easy road.” My … Continue reading

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It’s cold here in the writer’s closet…

I realize I haven’t been posting lately. Maybe it’s because I haven’t been very creative of late. But what I have been doing is revising my novel. (And watching too many episodes of Gilmore Girls, yay Netflix. Evil, evil Netflix. And … Continue reading

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I FALL TO PIECES – #firstdraftproblems

Read a great post by the awesome blogger and author Kristen Lamb, called “Five Warning Signs Your Story Needs Revision”, where she shares what glaring newbie mistakes editors and agents look out for while screening manuscripts. I especially liked Red … Continue reading

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Big Picture & Line by Line Revision – #firstdraftproblems

I realized I haven’t been posting much on my writing process at all lately, so here’s a bit of an update. I’ve been spending time with the slow and painful process of revising. A while back, I found a great piece of revision … Continue reading

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Writing—So Easy a Caveman Can Do It

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Original image via Flickr Creative Commons courtesy of Sodanie Chea Recently a Facebook friend shared a post with me regarding Indie Musicians versus Indie Authors. It appears our culture has a fascination and…

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