The Writing Life

When all else fails

I've had a computer for more than 20 years. My dad was the type who had to have the latest and greatest technology, so we had a home computer early on. Later, once laptops became affordable, I had one of those, too and was writing on it constantly. I always had projects going. During high … Continue reading When all else fails

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The Benefit of a Zero Draft

As some of you may know, I've participated in National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo for short) for a long time. Since 2004, to be exact. Over the years, I've heard a lot of people speak about the detriments of participation because you don't get a publishable novel at the end of November. They're right. … Continue reading The Benefit of a Zero Draft