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Scheduling my time has helped me accomplish feats, but sometimes I can get cocky about my ability to produce. Take January, for instance, … Continue Reading ››
In many ways, the world of book publishing parallels that of musical performance. Both are beautiful, exhilarating, and demanding. And both can sap creativity. Where … Continue Reading ››
I asked my writer friends on Facebook and Twitter if they believe in the concept of having a writing muse. I'd just … Continue Reading ››
I do things all wrong, according to popular notions about how to write. For one thing, I'm at peace with my inner editor and don't feel the need to turn her off while writing. On the contrary, she has saved me more than once from rewriting scenes that without her guidance would have gone astray. … Continue Reading ››
It's one thing to decide to write a book. It's another to determine which book to write. You might have a folder bursting with ideas that, considered in the light of a new day, no longer hold you … Continue Reading ››
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Musicians listen to music differently. They hear and understand more than the average person, by simple right of their musical gift, their training, and their choice of focus. I've carried on an intimate relationship with music all my life, and … Continue Reading ››