Category Archives: How to not suck

Instead of trying to fit in, why don’t you…

So yeah it’s been a while. It’ll take at least another post, maybe two or three, to talk about November, NaNoWriMo, and all the stuff happening with diversity in the face of, well, adversity. BUT, right now what’s on my … Continue reading

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What I learned at the 2015 conference

Here’s what I learned at the 2015 DFW Writers Conference : I have a bad ass crit group. For me, the Con began at 9 AM on Saturday, when I had my pitch. DFW is pretty unique in that part … Continue reading

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When good advice is actually bad advice

I know my last post was about putting paint on something old to call it something new, and I have a post or two more on that subject, but as NaNoWriMo ended recently, I’ve seen a few things that bothered … Continue reading

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I lied, you’re not actually that awesome, part 4 – Peer Critique

I fell off my high pedestal of making a post a week until I finished this series. Gah. Just imagine I’m flogging myself as I type this. Anyhow, so a few weeks ago I started this endeavor with a sort of … Continue reading

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I lied, you’re not actually that awesome, part 3 – Observation / Experience

A few weeks ago I made this post which was sort of spurred by an old article about doing a crapton of reading instead of NaNoWriMo. Not that I disagree with the article, in fact if you go read the … Continue reading

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I lied, you’re not actually that awesome, part 2 – Volume

Last week I made a post about how awesome you aren’t, but how (in my opinion) you can get there. In an attempt to follow-up on that, I’m gonna hit the first point on the list that I mentioned – … Continue reading

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I lied, you’re not actually that awesome, part 1

I randomly ran across this article a while back – if you don’t want to read the full article, it’s mostly about how people don’t read enough, with a few choice words about crappy NaNoWriMo novels being submitted immediately upon … Continue reading

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