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The Fiction Writing Process — For Beginning Authors #5  Your Inner Discipline Honor Code:

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This is where the rubber meets the road. How badly do you want to be a writer… a successful writer? If you are seriously attempting this path you need to develop discipline. It’s not just important, it’s essential. Before I became an author, I was…

The Fiction Writing Process — For Beginning Authors #4 The Basics – Hone Your Skills

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I’ve been writing books for eight years now. I followed the basics in the beginning, and I still do. There are certain things readers expect from a good read, and the last thing you want to do is disappoint your readers. When I first started writing I…

The Fiction Writing Process for Authors for Beginners / #3. What do you read? What do you love?

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Do singers listen to music? Do actors go to the theatre? Yes, of course, they do! They enjoy the arts that they practice because they love them. Now, I suppose there are some who say, “I don’t love it, I just want to sell lots of books so I can quit…

The Fiction Writing Process — For Beginning Authors #2 / Your Creative Contemplation Place

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The wonders of water should not be underestimated when it comes to sources of inspiration.  A simple hot shower is a great, quick way for me to get back in the right frame of mind to write. If I have more time, I'll take a bath. And if I have more time…

The 12-Part Fiction Writing Process — For Beginning Authors

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What this MWM Series is and what it is not. A beginner does not necessarily mean young - I was in my 50’s when I started writing novels! But if you are a quitter - this won’t work.   The Fiction Writing Process — For Beginning Authors   #1. …

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I read a lot. And by read, I mean I listen to audiobooks. I usually scroll the best sellers list on Amazon and hope something pops up that looks interesting... something that I haven’t read before. Sometimes it’s rough… I read so much, that finding good…