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Weekend Writer: Reconnaissance, or Part One of The Art of War for Writers by James Scott Bell

Hey all, Dani here. Welcome back to Weekend Writer. Today I'm talking through the first section of my next writing craft read, which was chosen by you guys on Twitter (follow me @danielle.thamasa to keep up with the latest polls), and honestly I'm really happy this book was chosen. I flew through it pretty quickly… Continue reading Weekend Writer: Reconnaissance, or Part One of The Art of War for Writers by James Scott Bell

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Weekend Writer Review: Embrace Your Weird: Face Your Fears and Unleash Creativity by Felicia Day

Hey all, Dani here. Is today's post a little bit of a hybrid between a typical review and also a Weekend Writer post? Well, sort of. I mean, I'm counting it as both. That's for sure. But I can't travel through this one like I'm doing with my Weekend Writer posts. In the book, there… Continue reading Weekend Writer Review: Embrace Your Weird: Face Your Fears and Unleash Creativity by Felicia Day

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Weekly Wrap Up (34)

Hey all, Dani here. Sorry for my supremely late post yesterday. Damian decided that it would be a great and worthwhile idea to drive straight from work down to Cincinnati for Felicia Day's book signing. And okay, yes, it was totally worth it, but we are now both running on about 4 hours of sleep,… Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up (34)

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Weekend Writer: Workshop Appendix & Additional Writing Exercises of Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer

Hey all, Dani here. Wow, I was in such a hurry to get this post written and posted that I actually skipped the intro portion. Oops. It's okay, I've fixed it now. Welcome to the final post chronicling my learning process through reading Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer. I think this was a great book to start… Continue reading Weekend Writer: Workshop Appendix & Additional Writing Exercises of Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer

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Discussion: Blogging Process

Hey all, Dani here. It's time for another discussion post. And I actually came up with the idea for this one a few weeks ago when I was starting to do my planning for my October posts. I realize that we all go about the blogging process a bit differently, in terms of planning, generating… Continue reading Discussion: Blogging Process

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September Wrap-Up and October TBR

Hey all, Dani here. Whew, another month has come and gone. It is officially fall where I live, and I am ready to curl up with a hot beverage and a comfy blanket and some great reads. First I just need the weather to cool down a bit more. It's still really hot here. First… Continue reading September Wrap-Up and October TBR

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Weekend Writer: Revision, or Chapter 7 of Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer

Hey all, Dani here. We've almost finished a whole book for this blog series! Wow, that is awesome and crazy at the same time. Oh, and I promise that the next several books will not take this many posts to get through. Seriously, this is one of the longest writing craft books I have found… Continue reading Weekend Writer: Revision, or Chapter 7 of Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer

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Cincinnati Comic Expo 2019 Wrap-Up

Hey all, Dani here. So this past weekend Damian and I went to work with my friend Brad from Colorworld Books, and it was quite a busy time, but it was overall a wonderful experience. Brad's wife, Rachel, writes the Colorworld book series, which I admit to being obsessed with--actually, I bet I'll have another… Continue reading Cincinnati Comic Expo 2019 Wrap-Up

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Weekend Writer: Worldbuilding, or Chapter Six of Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer

Hey all, Dani here. Sorry I'm posting so late, but this last day of the Cincinnati Comic Expo was long and a bit tiring. It was also a fantastic day. Damian and I bought a lot of cool artwork and other geeky merchandise. Oh, and I got Wil Wheaton's autograph, which was fantastic. And Damian… Continue reading Weekend Writer: Worldbuilding, or Chapter Six of Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer

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Weekend Writer: Characterization, or Chapter Five of Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer

Hey all, Dani here. Greetings and happy Sunday. I hope you are all having a lovely day. Currently I am deep in the middle of a whole lot of blog prep as well as trying to get everything finalized for my job interview after work tomorrow and doing the final preparations for Cincinnati Comic Expo… Continue reading Weekend Writer: Characterization, or Chapter Five of Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer