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It’s Never Easy

I have fallen way behind my 2017 schedule. I’m not sure how to catch up and yes, it’s frustrating. I have been managing to puke out around 500 words a day of my second book. I know it doesn’t sound

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There’s Always Another Detour

So, the book editing is continuing with me reading it out loud. Ouch! While I had made many changes during my previous editing sessions, I guess I caused some problems as well. I am finding those problems as I read

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Onto Final Steps

So, I’ve just finished putting in translations for certain foreign words. I am not using something at the end of the book, but rather, I periodically put the english translation in parentheses after the foreign word. This is only for

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Authors Like all Artists are Troubled

I’ve been up and down the last couple of days as I attempted to push on in editing. Sometimes I’m just not in the mood. Is it me or are all authors or more generally artists of any type generally

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The End and A New Beginning

Though I failed yesterday to meet my goal, today, I finished the remaining four chapters early. I have also started using Pro Writing Aid using their free trial (14 days). They have definitely made some changes since I last used

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Friday Night Fail

So, tonight for the first time since I started this blog (not that long, I admit) I failed to achieve my five chapter goal. I only got three chapters done. There only four chapters remaining to be edited for this

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A Struggling Author

For the second day in a row, I struggled to motivate myself to get my chapters edited earlier in the day. It’s 1:00 AM now and I just finished editing my five chapters. Sucks to be me! Key takeaways from

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