From The Writing Cave

Boredom

Boredom

There are times when I am writing that I become bored. There I said it. I get bored with writing my own books. It's not that the story is boring....

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Music to Write By

Music to Write By

My house can be a boisterous, busy place. I have a teenager, a husband, a dog, and a cat here with me all the time. It means that carving out time...

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Starting in the wrong spot

Starting in the wrong spot

Some writers will tell you the most challenging part of writing a book is the beginning. Staring at a blank page can be daunting, but usually, I...

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Did I write this?

Did I write this?

Okay, confession time again. I know I know I confess a lot during these writeups, but confession is good for the soul, right? So, there is a moment...

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Characters Run Amok

Characters Run Amok

So I have a confession. Sometimes I don't love my characters. It never starts out that way. I always love my characters in the beginning. They're...

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Judging books by their covers

Judging books by their covers

We all do it. How else are you going to decide to even look at a book? The cover is what draws us all in, and the blurb on the back completes the...

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Editing is Tedious

Editing is Tedious

Yes, as writers, we're not supposed to tell you that any part of the writing process is difficult or tedious, but the reality is much different. At...

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Snacking

Snacking

I like to snack while I write. Itโ€™s a horrible habit and one that has only gotten worse. Itโ€™s a real problem. Not only am I gaining weight, but my...

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Interruptions

Interruptions

Interruptions are a part of all of our lives. These days, in particular, it can be hard to carve out time to work or relax without interruptions. I...

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