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April 16, 2013



Thought I’d finished a draft of a story I’m sending in to Untreed Reads for an anthology call. Went back to check, saw the “insert simile here” yellow highlight in a couple of places. Whoops.

And now you all know one of my secret writing techniques. Apply it wisely!

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  1. April 17, 2013 12:51 am

    Cool technique. I leave notes to myself in my work too…especially in my novel wips.

    • April 17, 2013 6:35 am

      I ended up using a full-bore metaphor in that spot, but close enough. 🙂

      I’m normally a fix-as-I-go writer, especially on shorts, but sometimes I just have to leave a tricky bit to await inspiration.

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