Tag archive: write

Be fearless

Be fearless

I’ve written about fear before. It can be a huge road block. As I get closer to releasing my first novel, I feel that familiar feeling creeping back.

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George Saunders on story

How does one craft a good, compelling story? Every author will say something different, but I’d wager there would be more similarity than difference. Here’s George Saunders’s take on it.

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Typesetting, step one

Layout and typesetting my book

When I release my first book, Tied, later this month, it will be available as an ebook as well as a paperback. I plan on documenting the process and typesetting is step one (after writing and editing, that is).

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Backup your stuff

Backup. It’s a good thing.

I can understand not backing up your work if you write your first draft longhand. Many writers do. Once in the digital realm, however, backup is a necessity.

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Write what you know

Write what you know? No.

Every writer has been told at least once in their lives to “write what you know”. I hate this piece of advice, mainly because it’s misunderstood.

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