Tag Archives: Fast Draft

Q is The Quest for Story: What is it REALLY?

Today’s A-Z Challenge post is perfect for Thoughty Thursday, but we’re doing it one day later cuz we were having too much fun with our Panty Politics yesterday. I’ve had a sick toddler at home for two days now, but … Continue reading

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5 Key Qualities of the High-Value Writer

I’m getting ready to start a quick informal round of Fast Draft at the end of the week. I’m not ready and I haven’t prepared, yet the Fast Draft invite issued by Nigel Blackwell called me. Why am I helpless … Continue reading

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Holy Cowbell, My First Round 3 Check-in!! #ROW80

Round 3 of ROW80 started on July 2nd and this is my very first check-in! I feel so behind. For all you newbies, ROW80 stands for A Round of Words in 80 Days. It’s when a bunch of crazy writers … Continue reading

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Fast Draft-ers of the World Unite!

Y’all might remember that we did a “practice” round of Fast Draft last month… (I can hear several of my Fast Draft pals yelling, “PRACTICE?! What do you mean ‘practice?” We worked our tails off and it felt QUITE real.) … Continue reading

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Would You Take a Bullet For Your Art?

Welcome to Thoughty Thursday! This is the day of the week that y’all get to be privy to whatever thoughts are kicking around in my brain. This week, I’m thinking about the sacrifices people make for their art. Sleep, sex, … Continue reading

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Have You Done Your 10,000 Hours?

Welcome to Techie Tuesday here at More Cowbell! This is the day each week when I unleash my inner geek and we talk about some groovy piece of technology or a technical point of writing. Yesterday was a rollercoaster day. … Continue reading

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Covert Detox Operation Revealed + Fast Draft Countdown

Y’all know I’ve been sick as three dogs since the Friday before last, right? I gave it to Baby Girl. She gave it to Daddy. But there’s been some bad juju happening in my house and I just got to … Continue reading

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