Category Archives: First Draft

WIPMarathon Check-In #1

As you guys know from my last post, I’m participating in a cool challenge for the month of August. It’s really the kick in the pants I’ve needed to get re-focused on revising. So far this month I’ve been concentrating … Continue reading

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How to Revise Your Novel – Week One Review

Here’s my week one review of Holly Lisle’s How To Revise Your Novel Course. A few observations It took me almost three weeks to complete week one (it was intense!) I can already tell that this course is going to … Continue reading

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First Drafts and Mountain Climbing

I’m done with my first draft! I finished yesterday, on January 1st, and what a way to ring in the new year! Just saying the words “I’m done” still seems so surreal. I know I still have a lot of … Continue reading

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The Final Push…

I’m buried deep within my personal writing cave, hoping to finish up my first draft within the next few days! The holidays have been awesome, but have also been a huge distraction. The past few weeks have seen fewer writing … Continue reading

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