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How Do You Use NaNoWriMo?

It’s November and NaNoWriMo is in full swing! If you aren’t aware, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. For the entire month of November, writers all over the world are sitting down and challenging themselves to write 50,000 … Continue reading

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How Writing is Like Sea Glass

My husband and I win the gold medal for Failing Vacations. One night into our “staycation” we descended for a hard-earned Green Arrow binge night only to find our basement completely flooded. Another time, a four-wheeler fell on my head—no, … Continue reading

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Debut Life Lessons: Reflections on a Debut Year

Last week I hit my first grand author milestone (besides, you know, the one about publishing a book.) I officially hit my one-year mark of being a published author! WHEN PLANETS FALL has been on sale for an entire year. … Continue reading

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S-U-C-C-E-S-S! by Rebecca Heflin

Remember that old cheer? That’s the way we spell success! While everyone may spell success the same way, not everyone defines success the same way. Someone recently asked me how I define success, and whether it is different from the … Continue reading

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How To Find Joy In Your Writing After Deadline Burnout Part 2

In my last post, I talked about how I was trying a new way of bringing joy back into my writing and fighting burnout by working every day on a project completely unrelated to my contracted SMP work, the sequel … 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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Summer Daze

Summer has nearly passed, leaving relaxing memories for most of us such as outings to the beach, family get-togethers or even, perhaps, a trip somewhere new. My summer evaporated much like the clear blue sky as my city remained enveloped … Continue reading

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