How do you write? (And other Very Important Life Questions)

Today I thought I’d open the floor up to YOU guys.

I mean, I know you all through comments and emails, but I don’t know as much as I’d LIKE to know about you as writers and readers and people.  So, I’ve put up a bunch of polls, and if you’d care to share which answers you chose in the comments section, then that’ll bring me one step closer to understanding everyone.



This is my office space. Do you have one?

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I spend over 40 hours a week writing. I KNOW, I’m kinda crazy, but I treat it like a full-time job. My goal is to get at least 2 books written a year. So far, so good…

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For this next one, you can choose more than one (since, you know, you would work on weekdays and work 5-7 days a week). I work every single freakin’ day–even on weekends. The week is devoted almost solely to writing/revising, and the weekends are for blogs, crit-work, and website stuff.

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If I could go anywhere in the world to write, I’m thinking this place looks pretty nice… Where would you go?

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I’m half-and-half. I like to have a beginning, middle, and end in my mind before I start, and I typically sketch out a few scenes before I write them.  Yet I also let myself follow a random idea and give my Muse freedom to run wild when she wants.

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I definitely have a critique partner–a few, actually.  They each have different styles of critiquing, and as such, they each catch different problems–I ♥ them very much.

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Oh man, if I could have lunch with any of these three…  I think I’d pick Isaac Asimov, Agatha Christie, and William Faulkner.  Not only did they live in such exciting, changing times for publishing and writers,  but they all had such distinct, kinda crazy (in a good way) personalities!

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And so, my dear friends, what did you choose? You tell me in the comments–I can’t wait to find out!