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The Space Between Breaths

Transitions in the Artistic Life

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Sailing Your Ship

"I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship." - Louisa May Alcott

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Das Kapital for Writers: Part Two

Here’s to the late-night scribblers, the lunch-hour manifestos, the crack-of-dawn scrawlers, the bath-time dissertations: the pros and cons of quitting your day job.

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Fangirl Time!

An Interview with author Ingrid Sundberg about All We Left Behind

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Fighting With Aaron Sorkin

How to craft good arguments in your stories

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Practice Makes Practice

"Shut up, sit down, and write." - Natalie Goldberg

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Lessons From Lexie #4

Getting current.

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Lessons From Lexie #1

A regular series I'm starting that deals with all the tricksy things this writer comes up against working on a serialized, multiplatform adventure. Also: cover reveal!

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Responses to my Whiplash Post

My last post generated some pretty awesome dialogue among my fellow writers. Here is what we talked about in conversation form.

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Whiplash (Or, Don't Waste My Fucking Time Or, Art Is Not For Pussies)

This post is not for the faint of heart. There: You've been fairly warned.

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My Publishing Journey

My first post as the Guest Author for Swoon Reads

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The Hope You Hold

A crafty guest post on Cynsations about using a character-centered approach to creating your novel's ending.

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On Becoming The Designated Typist

A post about plotting through character that I wrote for Cynthis Leitich Smith's blog.

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Faulkner's Six and the Placeholder Protagonist

What Faulkner, my agent, and Katniss Everdeen Taught Me About First Chapters

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Breaking Bread With The Greats

Highlights from hanging out with Katherine Paterson and M.T. Anderson

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