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Be A Better Writer (pt. 1 – Workshops)

While I’ve been trying to write full time for only about a year and a half now, it is something I’ve been dreaming about and working toward for most of my adult life. I’ve read how-to books and memoirs, followed … Continue reading

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The Children’s Author with 1,000 Faces

One of the things I enjoy is trying to look at a collection of things and observing the patterns there, seeing the pattern in the noise.  It comes, I think, from decades of training as a scientist.  The thing is, … Continue reading

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Hey, I wrote a book, will you read it?

I’ve been reading and listening to author interviews for years, hoping to better understand what it’s like to be an author.  And one of the things they always mention with dread is when some random stranger asks them to read something they … Continue reading

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On Radio Silence, Balance, and Parenting

It’s been nearly a week since I’ve posted on the Here I Go. And the reasons behind it get to the very reason I am writing this blog in the first place – to talk out loud my fumbling attempts … 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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