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Writing my book in six months! And you can too! Just like a lot of you, I have a busy life, a messy house, and other things I could be tending to besides my writing. So here's my progress report, complete with messy kitchen and makeshift writing space. What I've done so far: •Scaffolding (intro and Chapters 1-5 pretty much…

Part of the reason I’m such a structure nazi is because I’m a fan of controlled scenes. I think one of the primary reasons writers get rejected for “bad writing,” which an editor will never generally cop to in a rejection letter, is because the writer is self-indulgent and/or isn’t in control of their scenes. When a writer comes to…

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