On Wednesday, February 20th, I finished the third book in the core trilogy of The Curse of the Blessed, a series I’ve been working on since December 2018. So first of all, CONFETTI! BALLOONS! JOY!! This isn’t the first series … Continue reading THE CURSE OF THE BLESSED Updates – And Why It Matters
Show of hands if you feel this: one of the hardest things to balance in life is the relationship between writing and eating. A lot of times I get super involved in writing to the point where I forget to … Continue reading WRITING FUEL: Power Protein Recipe!
O thou typo, small and crafty Surviving every single drafty How you make it through each round – a mystery What we share – a violent history – Ode to a Resilient Error I just finished the last round of … Continue reading EDITING HACK: Visual Platforms
Yep. That’s where I’m going this week. Because I need to hear it and I know some of my fellow writers do, too. Short recap: It’s been a rough week of late nights and early mornings for me. Couple that … Continue reading Stop Bullying Yourself
That’s right, folks! ReneeDuganWriting has found another outlet – this time in the visual platform! I’ll be repurposing a lot of the old content from this site with a fresh perspective spin on things, as well as doing giveaways, challenges, tags, YouTube-exclusive content and more! You can watch my debut video, subscribe, and ring the bell HERE! Continue reading I’ve Joined Authortube!
Hard to believe we’re already one week into 2019! How’s everyone doing? I’ve seen a variety of reports from other writers across social media so far. Some charged out the gate with their goals in hand, hit their stride immediately, … Continue reading It’s Okay to Have a Bad Start
It’s so hard to believe 2019 is only two days away!
This year has been a major roller coaster, to say the least. Starting in February with an enormous shake-up (that’s honestly still ongoing) at my workplace, my attention has been thoroughly divided. I’ve had to commit more to new roles at work while also trying to invest myself wholeheartedly in writing.
One thing I love to do at the end of every year is assess what I did and build my goals from there. So if you’re interested in finding out what progress looked like in Renee-land in 2018, and what I’m determined to do in 2019, read on!
I am..ridiculously excited for the existence of this post. Some weeks ago, I wrote a blog talking about how I’ve really embraced fantasy as my niche genre. Along the same lines, I was joking with my brother recently that my current WIP, while having no real “magic” makes me wants to have a magic sword! Why? Just because I LOVE. SWORDS. I love how they look, how they function… and how my characters look and sound when they wield them! 😉 Unfortunately, I know many times I’ve misrepresented swordsmanship in my stories due to a lack of knowledge about blades … Continue reading A Course in Weapons for Writers – PART 2: Blades & Blunts Weapons – by M. C. Torrent (Aka Chief)
After weeks of wrestling to understand IngramSpark and KDP, and with the extremely valuable help of a good friend who’s gone through this gauntlet before, I’ve finally launched preorders for The Chaos Circus! Preorder from Barnes & Noble | Preorder … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: Preorders are LIVE!
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There are lots of pros and cons to whichever path of publishing you choose to pursue, and I covered a few of them on my own blog in a post that CITW shared… Continue reading Prioritizing When You Are Your Own Publishing House – by Renee Dugan