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Daily Challenge Check-in: July 3, 2015

Words/Time: 2137 words, revising “Outcast.” So far there haven’t been a lot of changes that I’ve had to make, mostly wording differences. Still, I’m going over it with a fine-toothed comb, to make sure I don’t miss anything. 36 more words

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7/3/15 Kino and Felicia

And Kino told her all about growing up with his mother and mentor, the money he got from his father, how he went to live with Kino after college, and about the tourists and newscasts (“I think I heard about that, actually,” she interjected here), and Ranger Bernstein. 553 more words


Unpacking Your Creative Life Series

I’m so excited that my month long series on creativity has begun on The Gift of Writing! It’s called, Unpacking Your Creative Life, and part 1 is all about reconnecting to your love of writing and starting again after a long (or short!) hiatus. 420 more words


Daily Challenge Check-in: July 2, 2015

Words/Time: 1194 words revising “Pithea” with two of my sisters over Skype. Also known as the 45th meeting of the Tri-County Sisterhood of the Traveling Book… 112 more words

Daily Writing

Plots and cats

As I’m finishing the first revision of my work in progress, I’ve stumbled upon the concept of plot charting — which I wish I had stumbled upon before I started writing this novel in the first place. 590 more words


Spaced Out!

Spaced Learning is a learning tool that deploys neuro-scientific research to enable to retain knowledge in a short space of time. This knowledge can then be developed and retained into long-term memory. 301 more words


The Ultimate Guide to Exam Stress

As the days grow longer and the dark Durham nights slowly shorten, we are met with the wonderful season of summatives. This entails an exponential growth in coffee intake, all nighter’s in the Billy B, and frantic emails to tutors. 721 more words

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