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My Writing Process Blog Hop

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I was recently asked by author Carol Malone to join in the writing process blog hop and couldn’t be more excited and honored to participate. I love reading how other authors “make the magic happen.” It’s always fascinating to me how a blank page becomes a book, and reading each author’s post is inspiring. You never know what may speak

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NaNoWriMo 2013 Aftermath

Calendar with days crossed out

Whew! November is over and NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is finally finished. Did you participate? How did you do? Did you make it to 50,000 words? As my NaNo progress badge in the right column shows, I didn’t reach the that coveted finish line, but in my mind I still succeeded. Why? Because I now have 19,000 more words

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How Scrivener Helps My Writing Process — Part 2

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In Part 1, I talked about Scrivener’s wonderful organizational features such as the Binder, drag-and-drop scenes and index cards. Today I’m going to continue with the overview of the main screen and then talk about a few of the other not-so-obvious features: the corkboard, the project/word count tracker, the handy thesaurus, the name generator and the outline view. I’ll also

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