Category Archives: Writing Craft

Revision Roadmap

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Suppressed Energy

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com We’ve all done it at one time or another, haven’t we? Stayed up late, even all night, reading a page turner – a book that we just couldn’t put down? A story that … Continue reading

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Self-publishing Savvy

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com The self-publishing industry has exploded as more and more aspiring authors choose this route to get their work out into the world. If you take the do-it-yourself route, it can be bewildering. That’s … Continue reading

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Carr Counsels

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “I connected instantly with the characters and just wanted more and more and more.” That’s how bestselling author Debbie Macomber described her response to Robyn Carr’s “Virginia River” series. Who wouldn’t want a … Continue reading

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“Be Chaste”

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “Adjectives and adverbs are rich and good and fattening. The main thing is not to overindulge.”   from Steering the Craft by Ursula K. Le Guin Every writing tool has its use, but as … Continue reading

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Virginia Vanishes

“… – but here, the houses falling away on both sides, they came out on the quay, and the whole bay spread before them and Mrs. Ramsey could not help exclaiming: ‘Oh, how beautiful!’ For the great plateful of blue … Continue reading

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Good Sign

From one of my all-time favorite writing guides, The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield: “Are you paralyzed with fear? That’s a good sign. “Fear is good. Like self-doubt, fear is an indicator. Fear tells us what we have to … Continue reading

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