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As Semisonic once said, "Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." And here we are. As with all good things, #WriterInMotion too must come to an end. But just because this is the end doesn't mean it can't also be the beginning. First, and foremost, I have met an amazing group of writers… Continue reading Writer In Motion: A Retrospective
I'll be the first to tell you that editors used to scare me. When I first started writing, I always felt like an editor was only there to tell you how bad your writing was, and to show you all the mistakes you made and to make you feel like you should never write again.… Continue reading Writer In Motion: The Final Draft (a/k/a Thank The Gods For Editors)
Self-editing may be the worst, but I always get nervous when someone else reads my work. You'd think by now I'd be used to it... but nope. Every time I send out something new, it's another round of crippling anxiety. But this is what I signed up for, and I'm not even talking about #WriterInMotion.… Continue reading Writer In Motion: The Third Draft (a/k/a Critique Partners Are Amazing)
Welcome to New Adult Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was inspired as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors and a chance to win some awesome prizes! During this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get… Continue reading New Adult Scavenger Hunt: Summer 2019
I do not like editing. I have made this known many times to anyone who would listen. And I especially don't like editing my own stuff. Every time I look back over a story I've written, I cringe a little, start changing a lot, and the next thing you know, I'm adding 40k more words… Continue reading Writer In Motion: The Second Draft (a/k/a Self-Edits Are Hard)
Well, here it is. The moment I"m sure you've all been waiting for. The initial draft of my #WriterInMotion project, written solely based upon a single prompt picture. 1,032 words, raw and unedited. I had to close the Google Doc as soon as I had it done so I wouldn't feel the need to go… Continue reading Writer In Motion: The Initial Draft