Category Archives: Writing

On the Road Again!

Where do you do your best brainstorming? In the shower? Mowing the lawn? How about driving? Cindy’s on a 2000 mile road trip to take her daughter back to college and will be by herself on the way home. Is … Continue reading

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Flash’s Guide to Using the Zero Draft

Are you a plotter or a pantser? In case you don’t know, those are the technical terms for writers who carefully outline their stories before they begin, and those who write by the seat of their pants. Around here, we’re … Continue reading

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The Hard Life of a Professional Mews

Whew! Have I ever been busy these past few weeks. We Professional Mewses never get a minutes’ rest when a writer is brainstorming a new story idea. It’s just work, work, work all the time! Cindy’s even been carrying a … Continue reading

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Deadline Schmeadline!

Remember the Dreaded D-word I gave Cindy a while back? The one where she had to finish the last sixty pages of her book, get feedback from her critique partners, do the revisions, and send it to her agent by … Continue reading

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Cindy Earns a Gold Star

Sometimes writing can be painful, like pulling teeth. Other times it’s exhausting, like crawling through a desert. But there are times, when those fuzzy ideas suddenly come into focus, that writing is pure joy. Cindy experienced some of all three … Continue reading

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