Tag Archives: Work Ethic

Writing: Write!

It turns out a lot of people, myself included, like to call themselves writers. But the secret to being a writer, as it turns out, isn’t in the name but in the doing. As a creative person, I find it’s easy to get lost in the notion of creativity. I dream things. I imagine things. […] Continue reading

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Writing: The Western Ohio Writers Association

If you are a writer in the Daytonish, Ohio area and are looking to interact with other writers, especially for the purpose of critique and honing your writing skills, you should consider checking out the Western Ohio Writers Association. They meet on the first Thursday of every month at the Fairborn Community Center. The meetings […] Continue reading

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Writing: NaNoWriMo 2011 Day 8: A week in

[9860] A week has passed since National Novel Writing Month began, and so far, I’m behind and having to work really, really hard to make this story I’m writing work. And that’s ok. What I have discovered over the past week is that there is a lot more to writing and to my style of […] Continue reading

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Writing: NaNoWriMo 2011 Day 1: Pulling teeth

[1442 words] One of my goals in this year’s NaNoWriMo is to explore how I create. It sounds like a lofty goal, but what I want to do is technically analyze how I create a story, and in this case I am doing so under the gun of having to develop the entire story over […] Continue reading

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Writing: NaNoWriMoPreVu 2011 #8: Out of the frying pan and into the fire

Here’s final installment in preparation for NaNoWriMo 2011, presented in its raw and unedited format for all to see. If you like what you read here, there is a way for you to read even more. I have decided to raise money this year for NaNoWriMo and the Office of Letters and Light to support their efforts in […] Continue reading

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