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10 Must-Do’s for Manuscript Revision

A little over a week ago, I turned in Book 3 of the Tankborn trilogy. A few weeks ago in this blog post, I gave tips on how to finish your novel, suggesting among other things to turn off your … Continue reading

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5 Proven Ways to Wake Up the Draggy Bits in Your Novel

We’ve all been there. You’re at point A in your story. You can clearly visualize your destination: point B, when that next Wow moment happens. Point B is one of those scenes you’ve been looking forward to writing since you … Continue reading

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Get Out that Broom (or a Shop Vac) to Tidy Up Your Writing

This week on YA Highway, Road Trip Wednesday asks, What do you hope to “clean out” from your writing? What habits/tropes/words, etc do you want to eliminate? Before I even clean anything out of my writing, I’d like to clean … Continue reading

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Gol! How I met my goals when I thought I hadn’t set any

This week, YA Highway’s Road Trip Wednesday asks, where are you on your reading and writing goals? I have blogged before about how I don’t like setting goals and making resolutions. They kind of stress me out and bring up … Continue reading

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