Tag Archives: simplicity

The Writer’s Focus

Once you have your framework in place, you’ll need to be ruthless. Everything in a story must work to tell the tale. Think of your novel like a television news story. If the story is about a murder, you’ll usually … Continue reading

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Focus: Bloom

Declaration I will not only bloom where I am planted— I will bust the pot. Action Make a list of your biggest life goals and the ways you can water your dreams, starting now. Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments … Continue reading

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On Aging

At one point the world was my oyster, and I could have made pretty much any film. And I didn’t – Hugh Grant Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom … Continue reading

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The Novel

To abandon the novel- would be a surrender. It would allow my sorrow to become curtains on all the windows, locks on all the doors Yet the leaves would still fall outside, and the snow. In the coming spring, new … Continue reading

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Advice for a Writer

Make your work. Find a way to make your work. I think that’s the best way to see if your work has legs. So, many times as writers, we’re in our own heads, literally. And people don’t really like to … Continue reading

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