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Nov.04.2011
Today's post goes out to all those Write Nonfiction in November (WNFIN) participants writing a complete nonfiction book in 30 days or less. It's...
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Nov.05.2011
I'm a big advocate of not beginning a project--especially a big project--unless you know it has  chance to succeed. Failure's okay; we learn...
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Nov.06.2011
Mind mapping offers the most effective tool I've ever discovered for creating a content plan and organizing ideas. I use mind maps with my book...
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Nov.07.2011
Many of this year's Write Nonfiction in November participants are writing memoirs. I don't find this surprising, since so many people want to find...
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Nov.08.2011
I love producing short books fast, and I often teach workshops on this topic. Writers get very excited about becoming a published author in under a...
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Nov.09.2011
Writing a memoir involves remembering bits and pieces of your life and putting them down on paper. After all, a memoir covers a portion of your...
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Nov.10.2011
Most writers don't seem to want to explore the world of blogging. They see it as just one more thing to do. The don't realize that blogging affords...
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Nov.11.2011
Whenever I teach a workshop, inevitably someone asks me about how to write titles for books. Everyone knows a good title sells books. It’s a hook....
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Nov.11.2011
During Write Nonfiction November (WNFIN), writers must write fast to complete their projects in 30 days. Learning to turn out content quickly is a...
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Nov.14.2011
More often than not, aspiring authors who send me nonfiction book proposals for editing haven’t included all the information required. They think...
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Apr.06.2009
The unwellness continues (but hell I'm used to it by now). I've pulled out of my attendance at the Exeter work conference and have let work know,...
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May.12.2009
A small but perfectly formed (if I even dare say that!...) blog today: First off, am very pleased to see that my article on writing sex is now at the...
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May.27.2009
Had real trouble getting anything out of this morning’s meditation, but here it is – such as it is – anyway:  Meditation 134 Too many wordsfor me to...
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May.28.2009
My first review as a fully-fledged Book Fox for the Vulpes Libris review site is now up and is the gloriously dark and deliciously chewy Kill-Grief...
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Jul.03.2009
Here's today's meditation for you - and I'm now onto the story about Lazarus, as you can probably tell: Meditation 163 The slow disappearinginto the...
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Jul.20.2009
Here’s today’s meditation. We’re at the start of the Book of Joshua now, so it’s all change: Meditation 177 After the death,a list of actions to take...
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Aug.24.2009
Goodness me, here we are again at Monday. How these summer weeks just fly by. Anyway, here’s today’s poem: Meditation 206 The whole wateris empty of...
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Oct.31.2009
Well, it's finally happened and Gladys died yesterday. An event waiting to happen for a long, long time, in my opinion. More shocking to note,...
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Dec.22.2009
I'm really chuffed with the title of today's blog, I must say. And for a whole variety of reasons. First off, I'm happy to say that Two Christmases...
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Feb.26.2010
I'm pleased to say that my biblical short story, Dancing with Lions, is published today and you can pick up a copy here - though I'm afraid you'll...
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