Craft

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March 10, 2012

In November 2010, after years of trying and failing to finish my first novel, my writing had come to a standstill. Perfectionism, outsized expectations, lack of discipline — there was plenty of blame to go around. So I started over. I decided that finishing an awful novel would be far better than never finishing anything [...]

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7notes for iPad: a keyboard alternative for the RSI-prone writer

January 11, 2012

In the frenzy of writing that filled the two months leading up to my book release, the shooting pain in my hands became so unbearable that I was sometimes forced to stop working with the keyboard for days. If I’m going to finish writing the book’s sequel this year, I must find a better way. [...]

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