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New Year, New leaf

New Year, New leaf

Wow, big things coming down the pike in 2016. A new president. A new iPhone.. what, you haven’t heard about it? I’d be shocked.. SHOCKED, if Apple didn’t have some type of new iSomething come out. But, new stories, new worlds to create, new goals, new word counts. New toys, to play with, post Christmas.
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Great writing advice

Great writing advice

Was over on Russell Blake’s blog – the dude is incredibly prolific. Even if I didn’t have a lucrative day job, I’d be hard pressed to produce like he does – at a novel every FIVE WEEKS. Wow. He posted this and I had to race over here and repost this bit of it, because
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Krikey!

Krikey!

So, I got kind of tired of seeing these weird avatars that are a cross between that Fox space cartoon they kept trying to cancel and weird looking hand-drawn aliens. I’m not exactly a wordpress neophyte.. nor am I a slacker in technology, making a darn good living in the IT sector for the past
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Switching to Scrivener

Switching to Scrivener

I’m kinda late to the game on this one. I tried Scrivener¬†years ago. It just didn’t take. A few years later, tried it again to similar results. I just didn’t see the need – Word seemed to do the trick, and it’s not because I’m some backwoods anti-techno-I-wish-we-still-used-horse-and-carriage-types. Far from it! I’m such an earlier
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Scrivener Tutorial

Bout time…

Little known secret – I’ve been writing under a different pseudonym for about a year. I think most writers have multiple names we write under (and that’s purely conjecture – I won’t profess to any more than a guess with that one!) and I’ve been busy busy, actually. There’s been so little on this blog
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Can I say “sporadic”?

Can I say “sporadic”?

Apparently. Where the hell am I, anyway? Writing wise, in the “meh” stage. ¬†Just getting down to basics again and wondering why I keep plugging away at a day job when I’d much rather be plugging away, at my own time/place on a keyboard with the freedom to write whatever the hell I want to.
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