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Coming To Terms With Some Stories We Write Are Simply Stepping Stones To Other Stories #Writers #Writing — BlondeWriteMore

One of the hardest things to come to terms with when you start writing seriously is that… not all your stories will work out. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but some will be rubbish. Every writer, regardless of ability, I believe, has an imaginary ‘rubbish story’ quota to meet. We all, […]… Continue reading Coming To Terms With Some Stories We Write Are Simply Stepping Stones To Other Stories #Writers #Writing — BlondeWriteMore

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If I Had Started Writing Seriously When I Was Younger I Might Be Published Now, But Was The Younger Me Ready To Write a Book? #AmWriting #Writing — BlondeWriteMore

I have been listening to a great writing podcast called Write or Die. It is perfect for writers, like me, who are deep in the querying trenches. If you are struggling with rejection and the journey to publication, listen to this. Podcast host and author, Claribel Ortega, focuses on the struggle and the suffering with […]… Continue reading If I Had Started Writing Seriously When I Was Younger I Might Be Published Now, But Was The Younger Me Ready To Write a Book? #AmWriting #Writing — BlondeWriteMore

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Writer Friends & Stars – The Similarities #SundayBlogShare #NaNoWriMo18 #Writers — BlondeWriteMore

Writer friends are special human beings. As I am battling my way through NaNoWriMo and having to call on my writer friends for encouragement, I thought I would dedicate a post to writer friends everywhere. Here’s a list of similarities between writer friends and stars: via Writer Friends & Stars – The Similarities #SundayBlogShare #NaNoWriMo18 #Writers… Continue reading Writer Friends & Stars – The Similarities #SundayBlogShare #NaNoWriMo18 #Writers — BlondeWriteMore

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Baking Cakes & Writing Stories – The Similarities #SundayBlogShare #Writers #Writing — BlondeWriteMore

Our stories are like the cakes we bake. Some of us plan our cake making projects with military precision. We stick rigidly to the recipe and put in hours of ingredient preparation. Whilst the rest of us stare at the food cupboard, listen to the gurgle of our gut and chuck in any ingredient that […]… Continue reading Baking Cakes & Writing Stories – The Similarities #SundayBlogShare #Writers #Writing — BlondeWriteMore

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The Benefits of Taking a Break From Novel Writing to Craft Short Stories #SundayBlogShare #Writer #ShortStories — BlondeWriteMore

You have been working at the literary coalface for months. Your second draft has taken far longer than you expected. At times working on your second draft has felt more like going to war than embarking on a wonderful journey of creative discovery. You know far too much about your characters and after spending an […]… Continue reading The Benefits of Taking a Break From Novel Writing to Craft Short Stories #SundayBlogShare #Writer #ShortStories — BlondeWriteMore

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How To Survive The Challenging First Draft #Writer #AmWriting #FirstDraft — BlondeWriteMore

In my experience there are different types of first drafts: The Gushing First Draft. There are stories which will quite simply gush out of you. Words will pour onto the page and before you know it there will be a rough manuscript staring back at you. If you are reading this and are new to […]… Continue reading How To Survive The Challenging First Draft #Writer #AmWriting #FirstDraft — BlondeWriteMore

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How To Handle The Post Writing Daze #SundayBlogShare #Writer #Writing — BlondeWriteMore

After what happened to me last week I feel the need to talk about the dangers of the post writing daze and offer some advice to others on how to handle this fragile creative state. I have also been wondering how many accidents, slip ups, calamities, disasters, boo boos, costly mistakes, wrong turns, poor decisions… Continue reading How To Handle The Post Writing Daze #SundayBlogShare #Writer #Writing — BlondeWriteMore