Hurdling Forward

Feb 11, 2014 by

For several weeks I’ve been agonizing over version 3 of my Victorian romance, Releasing Yesterday, the sequel to Searching for...

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Back to Basics

Jun 2, 2013 by

Sometimes the best way to push through a lack of motivation, waning inspiration, or sluggish writing (writer’s block) is to go...

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Opportunity Calling | CWBC

Feb 9, 2013 by

Every day new opportunities rise to greet us. Every day we choose some and abandon others. We won’t even necessarily understand...

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Forward, HO | CWBC

Jan 9, 2013 by

I found it difficult to begin this month’s blog article for the Christian Writers.com Blog Chain. The topic? Forward. Granted,...

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Day 17 | NaNoWriMo

Nov 17, 2012 by

Day 17.¬†I hit 33,000 words just a little bit ago. Par for NaNoWriMo on this day should be around 28,300 words. It hasn’t been...

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Quandary on NaNoWriMo Day 13

Nov 13, 2012 by

On day 7 of NaNoWriMo, my motivation and inspiration began to lose steam. My word count was ahead of schedule. My outline was barely...

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Music of the Soul

Oct 10, 2012 by

Did you ever hear a piece of music or watch a movie that tugged at your heart and soul so profoundly you were left to sit in utter...

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When Revision Equals Wonder

Oct 5, 2012 by

It feels as if it has been forever and a day since I picked up the final draft of Searching for Sara. Last night, even though I was...

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Losing Focus

Oct 3, 2012 by

The past couple of months, all I’ve posted here on Word Obsession are book reviews. Each week, every week, another book review....

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Discipline’s Challenge

Jul 14, 2012 by

I need to enroll myself in a type of to-do list boot camp. Somewhere between the beginning of June and now, I lost track of my...

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Those First Pages

Jun 29, 2012 by

Over and again I hear how the first pages of your novel can kill or encourage your readers’ attention. Over and again I agonize...

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Those First Pages

Jun 28, 2012 by

Over and again I hear how the first pages of your novel can kill or encourage your readers’ attention. Over and again I agonize...

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