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Category Archives: Fictional Forays
Hittin’ the Brakes
How are you at time management? Maybe you can multi-task, but apparently, I can’t. Case in point: blogging twice a week is keeping me from writing my humor series. Also I’m organizing my interview transcripts, preparing to plunge into writing … Continue reading
Posted in Fictional Forays, I Remember When... (my OWN stories) Tagged biography, blogging, deadlines, East Texas, fiction, Liberia, multitask, novels, priorities, time management, writing 7 Comments
Fiction Jail: Update
Well, I’m almost out of “Fiction Jail” (or more precisely, “Camp NaNoWriMo”) and here is the promised update on my project. Have I achieved my goal of drafting all the remaining pivotal scenes? No. Have I written more than I could … Continue reading
Posted in Fictional Forays Tagged agriculture, coffee, existential crisis, fiction, humor, Janice C Johnson, lasagne, NaNoWriMo, writing 1 Comment
Last time, I talked about the dogwoods inspiring my current fiction series. Well… I need to let you know that I’m going to spend April in jail. But not that kind of jail. No, really… that was research. A tour, … Continue reading
Posted in Fictional Forays Tagged dogwood, East Texas, fiction, focus, goal, jail, Janice C Johnson, NaNoWriMo, writing 5 Comments
Draft. Wait. Revise. Repeat.
When I’m not bicycling, dealing with paperwork or thinking up ways to spoil our grandchildren, I’ve got a fiction series in the works. I owe you an update, which I promised some time ago. So I finished drafting Book 1, … Continue reading
Posted in Fictional Forays Tagged critique, editing, editor, feedback, fiction, humor, Janice C Johnson, update, writing 2 Comments
I’m Meeting My Deadline. So There.
I’m linking up for some virtual coffee with Rachel Anne and the Company Girls! I’m a writer, but I almost never write about writing* because I’m always trying to learn everything I can about writing from other writers. In other … Continue reading
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Point of View: Martin. Read ‘Yvette’ (the previous post) First!
Here is the SECOND of another pair of posts comprising a creative writing exercise from my undergrad days. The assignment was to create a scene in which one character tries to persuade another to do something, without specifically saying what … Continue reading
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