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Obligatory Scenes – My Imaginary Friends: Episode 20

Meeting expectations while still surprising the reader.

This week’s best thing:

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Lightbulb Moments – My Imaginary Friends: Episode 19

Little breakthroughs are what the process is all about!

This week’s best thing: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

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Story Essentials: Character Goals & Endings – My Imaginary Friends: Episode 18

Storytelling with prerequisites, concrete character goals, and the ever elusive ending.

This week’s best thing: Rocketman movie! Go see it! https://tickets.rocketman.movie/ (I hope Taron Edgerton gets an Oscar nom!)

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My Imaginary Friends: Episode 17

Fast drafting, writing rituals, and a mini rant on naming your fantasy months.

“The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.” —Terry Pratchett

This week’s best thing: New York Times’s Tiny Love Stories – https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/04/style/tiny-modern-love-stories-most-beautiful-hands.html

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My Imaginary Friends: Episode 16

Peeling the layers back on character and plot as I prepare to fast draft next week. Also, The Matrix turns 20 this year and I wax philosophical on my Matrix tattoo.

This week’s best thing: New music from Sleater-Kinney! And video directed by Miranda July!

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My Imaginary Friends: Episode 15

Scheduling the time needed to chip away at my long to-do list.

This week’s best thing: The Jeffersons live on ABC

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My Imaginary Friends: Episode 14

An overview of my first week plotting book 4 in my fantasy series.

This week’s best thing: Plotting! Perhaps my favorite part of the writing process.

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My Imaginary Friends: Episode 13

Starting a brand new book… no, I’m not scared at all.

This week’s best thing: Soot and Slipper by Kate Stradling

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My Imaginary Friends: Episode 12

I have turned in my manuscript (let us all rejoice!) and muse on my ongoing struggle with perfectionism.

This week’s best thing: Publishers Weekly starred review of Whispers of Shadow & Flame

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