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Quantity and Quality: Beta Readers in the 21st Century

Full disclosure, this blog post started out as a reaction to a talk the CEO of Telepathic gave. Her product, Hooked, is a mobile fiction app that I have a wonderful time writing for and is very unconventional. It delivers flash-fiction stories in the form of texting conversations. I’m really happy I’ve had the chance… Continue reading Quantity and Quality: Beta Readers in the 21st Century

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NaNoWriMo and The Neverland Wars II

Remember, remember your novel this November! Seeing as though we are two short days away from NaNoWriMo, I figured I should do my civic duty to Novelandia and encourage everyone to participate in the greatest literary event of the year. NaNoWriMo is a fantastic program because it brings book lovers from all walks of life… Continue reading NaNoWriMo and The Neverland Wars II

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Emotions are For Writing, Not Feeling

Hello all! I never know how much to talk about my personal life on this blog. It’s really hard to find the healthy balance between writing related stuff and just life in general. I get demotivated because the actual process of writing novels and sending out query letters can get pretty dang boring, but then… Continue reading Emotions are For Writing, Not Feeling

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Portland, Press Publish, and Other P-Words

I’d probably have an easier time convincing people I saw a bonafied UFO than get them to believe how much time I’ve spent on buses this weekend.¬†Portland isn’t far from Seattle. Bolt Buses are cheaper than trains, and practically the same thing, right?¬† I mostly caught up on sleep on the way down. That, and… Continue reading Portland, Press Publish, and Other P-Words