Category Archives: Writing

Novel Writing — Let Me Count The Ways by Catherine Castle

  Beginners sometimes ask me how a novel is written, the answer to which is: Any way at all. One knows only when it is finished, and then if one is serious, he will never do it the same way … Continue reading

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How To Find Joy In Your Writing After Deadline Burnout

Hi Everyone! My name is Abby J. Reed. This is my first time posting at the SMP blog and I’m so happy to be here! Here’s a couple quick things about me: My first book with SMP called WHEN PLANETS … Continue reading

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And just like a bad penny…

I’m back. Hi. S. C. Mitchell here and it’s great to be back blogging on the Soul Mate site. I blogged here quite a bit when the site first started but took a few years off. I first published with … Continue reading

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A Runaway Train

Okay, I admit it. I’m a pantser. I’ve tried—I really have—to come over to the logical side of the novel plotting track. But I just can’t do it. The very thought of outlining my plot is like planning to spike … Continue reading

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Why do we Torture Ourselves?

Today, I decided to head back to my exercise routine–pilates reformer. I had major surgery in August and it took a little longer than I expected to recover. Several weeks out from the surgery I had moved from recovery to … Continue reading

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When Words Get In The Way

As a writer, I love words. Of course I do! They are my medium. My tool of choice. The paint for my brushes. The software for my creative muse. I have very lately come to a revelation about words—one that … Continue reading

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Channeling Nora

Every voracious reader, including those of romance, has their favorite authors. Genres. Heat levels and writing styles. And what choices we have! Romance novels, with all their various genres and subgenres, can be had in whatever length we prefer, from … Continue reading

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