Ignore the Hype, Just Write

Keeping tabs on the publishing market place can be both deterring and distracting. After going to workshops and speaking with accomplished authors I learned that they agree, disconnecting from the business end of publishing is the best way to get your book finished and retain creative integrity.

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Jentel Artist Residency: Week 4 (Heading out)

As much as it pains me to write this, we're in our last week here at Jentel and man did that get the creative juices flowing! Our regular gatherings diminished (though we did cook regularly for the group) in lieu of everyone wanting to work, work, work. Me, I definitely pursued morning (kinda), afternoon, and evening hours. Where as we started on a kind of 9a-5p grind that quickly moved to a 9a-11p grind with the reality settling in that we wouldn't be here much longer! (insert sad face here)

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