Am I doing something wrong?

Last night I had a temper tantrum. I realized it was going to be summer vacation in three weeks! I was supposed to be just about done my WIP at this point! The summer was going to be for beta readers and then a final round of adjustments. The thing is, you see, I’m nowhere […]

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when panic sets in

You have everything under control. You’re first draft has been written and re-written and you finally see where things are supposed to going, precise details and all. You have outlined your work and adjusted for discrepancies and holes. You have deleted scenes and added in missing ones. Now, you think you are ready to take […]

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Don’t touch that!

Today I’m like a child. The alternate ego in me, the mother, keeps telling myself NO. Don’t do that! Bad hand! Get away from the computer.   Nothing seems right. I’m second guessing every step I’ve taken in this novel. I want to change everything, cut, delete, rip, shred, and, and then what? I’m throwing […]

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