Category Archives: Writing

  1. Engaging the Enemy “Procrastination”

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    April 6, 2017 by KWills

    Sometimes, the muse is not home, and the writer in me just ain’t feeling it. And when that happens, there’s …
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  2. Distracted

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    April 5, 2017 by KWills

    Today I… Went for a blood test, Did the weekly shopping, Posted some letters, Cleaned the house, AND Went to …
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  3. Unresolved

    April 25, 2016 by KWills

    Here’s the thing: I’m not going to finish this A-Z month on time. Here’s another thing: That’s OK. A third …
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  4. Open Steno Project

    April 23, 2016 by KWills

    Last November, I signed up for NaNoWriMo, as I have done every year since 2009. While waiting for the kick-off, …
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  5. Repositioning the Beats

    April 23, 2016 by KWills

    The Plotting Workshop is built around the beats of a story. At first I thought I had too much plot because there …
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  6. Local Knowledge

    April 22, 2016 by KWills

    I’m currently reading Pao by Kerry Young, and one thing that stands out is how well she knows the places she …
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  7. Questioning Assumptions

    April 20, 2016 by KWills

    The planning stage is a great place to explore and test the diversity of a novel’s cast. Not to engage …
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  8. Planning Pays Off

    April 19, 2016 by KWills

    Just this evening. I finished the list of thirty key actions in my story. This list covers all the major …
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  9. Jumping About

    April 19, 2016 by KWills

    As you’ve probably gathered, it’s been a bad month so far in terms of progress, and I’m now scrambling to …
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  10. Inspiration

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    April 11, 2016 by KWills

    One of the first assignments in The Plotting Workshop is to list some key inspirations for your story. Working on …
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