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The toolkit

On Wednesday I hit a wall with The Swan Harp; the whole task seemed insurmountable. The novel has changed drastically from the way I first conceived it, even from its second draft. I’ve been working on and thinking about this … Continue reading

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Back at the binge

I know that binge writing isn’t considered professional. I still find it one of the most useful ways to get a huge chunk of work done on a single piece, and I’m glad that my writers’ group has four of … Continue reading

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Bingeing again

This weekend is To the Point’s quarterly writing binge – a weekend of eating, sleeping and writing. Each of us prepares and cleans up after one meal a day, and the rest of the time is devoted to whatever project … Continue reading

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Happy Hour is here!

Six p.m., and Happy Hour at the January Writers’ Binge! In the past three days I’ve made one breakfast, one lunch and one supper, plus a batch of homemade mango ice cream (recipe below) for tonight’s dessert. Oh, yes, and … Continue reading

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The binge! The binge!

Today I’m heading into Thessalon to spend three solid days of writing with Angie and Gordon and Ali and Terry and Kevin. We all have projects to work on, and the binge is a way to get a big chunk … Continue reading

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I could get used to this

“This” being writing non-fiction. I just spent the weekend ploughing through a beginners’ handbook on choosing and caring for a reptile. Part of it is basic information that applies to all reptiles, with a little stuff that applies to each … Continue reading

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Binge Writing

I write every day, but four times a year I indulge in a writing binge, at which I focus all my efforts on a single project, without the distractions of husband, dog, cats, telephone, or my extensive and alluring library. … Continue reading

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