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The Writing Process

First, you get an idea. It is bright and shiny like a quarter in a corner, and you run over and pick it up and gloat quietly in your head that you were the one who found it. You subsequently … Continue reading

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Derailed

When I get a new idea for a novel or a short story, I don’t panic. I play around with it, turning it this way and that in my hand. I delve into the scenes that pop up in my … Continue reading

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