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Crossing Deep River: Finishing a Novel

By Catherine Hedge One of the most wonderful things about starting a novel is that eventually you get to the place where you are finishing it!  I am just pages away from finishing my third manuscript, Crossing Deep River.  It … Continue reading

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Outlines: Mapquest for novelists, or soul-killing, oxygen-sucking waste of time?

A friend of mine told me she was getting frustrated with her writing class and wasn’t sure she was going to stay with it. Students were told to outline the whole book before the instructor let them start, and he’d … Continue reading

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