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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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The same old thing with new paint (part 1)

People are always lamenting how “Hollywood is just re-making old stuff over and over,” which is true to some extent. I think it was 2012 where a friend told me every single movie released that year except for 2 were … Continue reading

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Blog Tour de Ben

My good friend and crit group companion Russ Linton hit me up for this “blog tour” dealie, which is sort of the blog version of a chain letter, but it’s also a chance for bloggers to interact with one another. … 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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