Writing Workshop 6: Draft Schedules
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Writing Workshop 6: Draft Schedules

The first building block of writing style was VOICE. The second was CHARACTERS. The third was PLOT. The fourth was THEMES. The fifth was DETAILS. This last writing workshop is more of a wrap-up, a looking-ahead to that day when your book is finally done. You’ll need a plan, a schedule for your drafts. Here’s the schedule … Continue reading

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My Writing and Publishing Timeline

The Journey from Clueless to Indie Author Fall 2002:  This was when I first got the idea for EYES OF LIGHTNING. I was a junior in college, working in the ecology lab sorting macroinvertebrates from aquatic samples (seriously—that was my job). I’d recently seen the Stephen King movie Dreamcatcher, and that might’ve inspired the direction … Continue reading

2nd Drafts

Write by Faith

Erin here—still fighting sickness. One of my critique partners, Ellie Ann, graciously offered to guest blog for me. WOOT! Ellie is completing her YA fantasy novel and will soon begin to query agents. Smart and determined, she keeps working hard toward her goals. Please give her a warm welcome! Write by Faith By Ellie Ann … Continue reading