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The Dead Lines Crossed Off

Oh what a year 2012 was. In November 2011 I wrote the best thing I’d ever written and I intended to get it edited and submit it for consideration to publishers. I did that. I’m not talking about resolutions, I’m talking about what resolving to do that did to me. There’s this theory that I […]

For every work there is a deadline

On a typical day in the writing life, I might stumble into my home office, where several motivational NaNoWriMo posters and offbeat art cheerlead my efforts from the walls. There, I set up my laptop on the cluttered desk.  I notice it’s cluttered, mutter something about fixing that at some point in the future, and […]