Sometimes I think I’m the only one who still writes anything longhand! I find it helpful when I’m stuck, because the thought process seems to be a little different than when I’m at the keyboard.
I agree with every bit of advice here!
by Barbara G. Tarn
Next year I’ll celebrate 40 years of stories. I stopped counting before the indie revolution and I was already over 500 titles, with less than 10 unfinished.
Before you ask: yes, they suck. No, I will never publish most of those stories, although I did throw the very first in a couple of books, because I wanted to show bad writing and I didn’t know how to show that except by using my own beginner writing.
I’m not even rewriting most of those stories, just keeping them as background or world-building if it’s SFF, especially if I wrote them last century. Of course all were unpublished, since I started putting my work out there only in 2011 and joined KWL at its inception in 2012.
So, what did I learn at the time of the…
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