Monthly Archives: July 2013

This Ain’t a Fairy Tale I :: Introduction

Fairy tales mean something different to adults than they do to children, as most things do. I remember when I saw E.T. for the first time. Everyone calls it a kid movie, but I remember that, while I loved it … Continue reading

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This and That

The second pass of edits for the nightmare novel took longer than expected, but that’s because I did a third pass as well. The second pass was for the corrections that a psychologist consultant gave me on some scenes (I … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix 2: Week 13 – FINISHED

Word count: 183,984 words Words written since Week 12: 13,722 words I’m officially finished with FTR2. I celebrated with pizza, and tomorrow I’m having a frappuccino, although I really need to work on my coffee habit now that the opus … Continue reading

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10 Writerly Tips

I am almost always reluctant to give writerly advice, not just because I don’t have the official creds but also because I have mixed feelings about other people’s advice for writing. It seems like a lot of times a writer … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix 2: Week 12

Word count: 170,262/175,000 words Words written since Week 11: 19,838 words As you can see, my school break gave me a great opportunity to make a big jump ahead, and not only did I write my 20k words this week, … Continue reading

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