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BASIC SKILL SET OF THE 21ST CENTURY WRITER

In case you’re queuing up late for the buffet line, this month we’re focusing on speed! In my post titled, “The Speed of Story,” back on February 8th, I proffered the hypothesis that there are four areas an idea needs … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S LOG – WEEK 2

How did you all do this week? Me?  I did a little better this week as far as keeping track of my time.  I suspect there’s still several hours missing, but I’m happy with the progress.  I notice I have … Continue reading

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WHEN YOUR BRAIN GETS IN YOUR WAY

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Now we come to the third and most difficult part of an idea’s journey to becoming a first draft story, and that is the brain.  That’s right.  The very thing responsible for making us capable of placing words next to … Continue reading

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THE SPEED OF STORY

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The speed of story is how long it takes for an idea to become a first draft. Let’s say you type 30 words per minute.  It stands to reason that you should be able to produce 5,000 words in about … Continue reading

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