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T.K.’s Angry Guide to Writing Essays (a.k.a. How to Bullshit Essays)

For some people, writing essays is tantamount to pulling teeth or willingly putting your hand in the garbage disposal while a toddler fiddles with kitchen switches. This guide is for those of you who struggle with writing essays or have … Continue reading

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Pitch Slam

If you guys haven’t heard about it, there’s something called Pitch Slam (just started up last month, I think). It’s a contest where a bunch of writers present a 35-word pitch and the first 250 words of the MS to … Continue reading

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My 10 Writing Steps

Write something. Doesn’t matter what it is. Just get at least a word on the page. Finish it all the way through, and don’t worry about the quality. First drafts are always shit. Leave it alone for at least a … Continue reading

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10 Things I Do Instead of Editing My Manuscript

1. Watch YouTube 2. Make tea 3. Watch Netflix 4. Make more tea 5. Cry over my incompetence 6. Make even more tea 7. Use the bathroom after drinking so much tea 8. Make some more tea 9. Debate for … Continue reading

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Dictation: Being Evil Faster, Better, and More Often

In order to give my poor, abused median nerve a break, I got a dictation program to write my books with. And it is amazing. A chapter of over 4,500 words that would have taken me two or three days … Continue reading

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