Tools in the Toolbox

Kristine Kathryn Rusch has an interesting blog post up today about how writers are all being herded into writing in flat, bland tones. She called it “Serious Writer Voice.” I nodded knowingly, because I’ve seen Serious Writer Voice before, and wondered at it.

Trouble is, I might be writing in Serious Writer Voice without even knowing it.

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Challenge Accepted

I gave myself a challenge at the start of the year: Write for an hour a day, or about a thousand words, and do more if you have the time and wherewithal.

During January, the alignment of life and stress targeted any motivation I had to get going, and I failed my challenge miserably. I determined then to restart the challenge this month, and it was the perfect convergence of the first and a Monday.

How’d I do?

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