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Lessons from #PitMad

Last Friday, as part of Pitch Wars, there was a huge pitch session on Twitter (#PitMad). For 12 hours(!), writers were allowed to post 140-character pitches for their novels. During this time, various agents and editors popped in and out … Continue reading

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#SipSwap

As much as I love to write, without coffee, I’m useless, especially first thing in the morning. I love coffee. And I really like mugs. Even though I have a whole bunch of mugs, I can always use more. So when Kelsey Macke … Continue reading

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My Cup of Tea

In anticipation of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), I’ve been brainstorming ideas for my next project. I already have a few nuggets in my head, but I wanted to be open to new ideas. So I decided to write down … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Voice Contest – #152

Entry # 152 Title: The Fallen Princess Genre: YA Fantasy Romance Word count: 85,000 Query: Sent away at age sixteen to serve as an artist in a foreign ruler’s court, Princess Delfina is eager to leave her uncle’s palace. Not only … Continue reading

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Research

After my last post about brainstorming, I’m pleased to say that my most recent session worked. After a lengthy discussion with my daughter (involving large amounts of Valentine’s Day chocolate), I not only broke through my writer’s block, but came … Continue reading

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