Monthly Archives: September 2017

Starting to Write a New Book

Starting to write a new book is easy for one reason Starting to write a new book. Ah. It’s equivalent to starting to read a new book. Fresh pages. The lure of excitement, of unknown adventures. The courtship between you and the main characters (good or evil). The blush of starting new. The #1 reason…

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Kickstart Your Muse #TT

#Throwback Thursday This post originally appeared October 25, 2009. None of the advice to kickstart your muse has lost its relevance. . . I’m back from a weekend writing retreat and feeling recharged. It’s one thing to say “If I just had a chunk of time. . .” and actually sitting down and writing. I…

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“Rabbit, Rabbit” and Other Good Luck Rituals

What’s your good luck ritual? Today is September 1st, and I remembered to say “rabbit, rabbit,” the very first thing when I woke. It’s one of the good luck rituals I know will bring me good luck the rest of the month. Per English tradition, repeating the words “rabbit, rabbit, rabbit”, “white rabbit” or any…

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