Guy L. Pace

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Scrivener

Scrivener I use Scrivener for all my writing. My first experience with Scrivener was back in 2012, when I was getting ready to NaNoWriMo my first novel, Sudden Mission. I had recently moved from Windows to Mac and needed a solid writing tool. I didn’t want to spend the cash to get Microsoft Office for Continue Reading

First Day

First Day Today is the first day of NaNoWriMo 2016. That’s National Novel Writing Month to those of you not paying attention. I started at midnight. I joined fellow writers at Denny’s on North Division in Spokane just a little before midnight on Halloween, set up the laptop and got ready. Apple crisp and coffee. Continue Reading

What

What The story element What is a critical part of a story. Who is important, but without What, there really isn’t any story. The What generally amounts to an event, a romance, an accident, a speech, an election, or an apocalypse. Normally, What is your plot in the novel or short story and is what Continue Reading

Post Publication Letdown

Post Publication Letdown Okay. I’m supposed to be writing. But it snowed this morning. I have event dates to set for readings and other things and deadlines loom. I posted the book trailer for Nasty Leftovers on YouTube. Family health issues cropped up this week, too. I ordered author copies of both Nasty Leftovers and Continue Reading

Prep for NaNoWriMo

We are a week away from NaNoWriMo. If you plan to participate, sign up now! This year will be my second. I had so much fun writing that first one, and having a completed first draft in 30 days, that I’m going to do it again. If you have always wondered if you can write Continue Reading

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