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Tag and Bag It: Giving Up on a Novel

  Two years ago I started work on a novel that I thought would be easy to write. I’d dreamed the entire plot and cast of characters. It seemed the only work would be in getting it onto the page. In reality, it revealed my deficits in understanding plot structure. So, I spent time  ...

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Jacksonville Images Novel Writing What Experience Has Taught Me Writing Writing as a Practice

What Flannery accomplished in 2 hours a day, most of us won’t do in a lifetime.

“I’m a full-time believer in writing habits…You may be able to do without them if you have genius but most of us only have talent and this is simply something that has to be assisted all the time by physical and mental habits or it dries up and blows away…Of course you have to make your habits  ...

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