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The biggest mistake I’ve made in 4 years of writing fiction

I became a fiction author by accident. After years of college creative writing courses and workshops*, I never really felt like I would write fiction for a living. *Author’s Note: A college “workshop” is where 15 students who know no more than you rip apart whatever you’re writing because they need to say something in …

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I stayed up until 3:45am, and it was one of the best decisions I ever made.

I sipped on my lukewarm hazelnut coffee, blinking my bleary eyes while the light from my monitor seared my corneas. Glanced at the clock – it was after 11pm. Still two more chapters to go. About 4,500 words. I won’t be sleeping well tonight. I pushed myself away from the kitchen table, stood up, and …

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