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by rhrussellwriter
May 31st, 2011, 10:32 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Making Time to Write
Replies: 18
Views: 3218

Re: Making Time to Write

With young kids at home and so much unpredictability in my life—things that are beyond my control—a daily writing routine doesn't work for me. Instead, I set aside large blocks of time for a writing marathon. I arrange for the kids to spend the day or even just the evening with Dad or Grandma or the...
by rhrussellwriter
May 24th, 2011, 11:45 am
Forum: Books
Topic: How do you read?
Replies: 18
Views: 4610

Re: How do you read?

My favorite way to read is lying on the grass, on my back, with the book held up to block the sun.
by rhrussellwriter
May 17th, 2011, 1:31 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Fun Facts
Replies: 13
Views: 2817

Re: Fun Facts

Watcher55 wrote:Your foot is the same length as your forearm.
Which is the same length as your head! And the average adult is 6.5-7 heads tall.
by rhrussellwriter
May 17th, 2011, 1:02 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Do you keep your drafts?
Replies: 13
Views: 3199

Re: Do you keep your drafts?

I absolutely keep all my drafts, and I can't tell you how many times I've been glad that I did. I've put back scenes that were cut years later, and even used some to launch whole new stories. I keep virtually every variation in Scrivener files, and I print out all major overhauls. I even bought an o...
by rhrussellwriter
May 12th, 2011, 9:39 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Cover Design
Replies: 23
Views: 7451

Re: Cover Design

Thanks for bringing up those issues, Claudenougat. What a reader sees when browsing on Amazon has to catch her eye.
by rhrussellwriter
May 12th, 2011, 9:04 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Do first books always suck?
Replies: 15
Views: 4034

Re: Do first books always suck?

I hope not! Several books later, I still love the first one. I haven't given up on it yet.