Category Archives: Writing Musings

Shattering Myths and Misconceptions

Shattering Myths and Misconceptions, or What I’ve learned about myself from less than a week of NaNoWriMo Myth #1: Writing Takes Time I have always operated based on the belief, backed up by years of experience, that in order to write, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo

November is a strange time for writers. There’s this thing called NoNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. It’s a contest where participating writers challenge themselves to write 50,000 words of a new novel solely within the 30-day span labeled ‘November.’ … Continue reading

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Suspense

I’m not writing today about how to write suspense, but rather about the sense of suspense I am living in. I posted back at the end of March that I had submitted my first real story submission, and in the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Convergence and Plagiarism

Hello all. It’s been just over 2 months since I’ve posted here.  No real reason why yea or nay.  Don’t have enough interesting to say to put it here daily, and in the writing time I have, I’d rather spend it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Beginnings 1 – Keeping Them Reading

I intend ‘Here I Go’ to be not just a daily blog of my doings, but also a sort of think out loud exploration of writing as I learn my way.   That said, seeing as how this is the … Continue reading

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Submitting

My stomach is vibrating and my pulse is racing. I’ve just submitted a story. It’s not my first submission, but it’s the first one I consider a real submission.  Years ago, I took one of the stories I had written … Continue reading

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Beta Readers 2 – Testing Them Out and Breaking Them In

Last time here at Here I Go, I wrote a bit about what beta readers are and aren’t.  This was all information I had gathered second-hand and from afar.  Stuff I knew from incessantly reading about and craving the writer’s … Continue reading

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Beta-Readers 1 – What are they?

Previously on the blog, I spoke a bit about my decision to quit my job before becoming a successful writer, and not the other way around, like everyone tells you to. In short – no real choice for me, and … Continue reading

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