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Making Peace With Your Piece: 5 ‘Vows’ Writers Should Keep For a Happy Writing Adventure

As we roll into Week 3 of NaNoWriMo, I want to share some words of encouragement whilst you continue to write. I have struggled with this recently and am glad for these reminders. Here is “Making Peace with Your Piece.”

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Writer's Table

Deciding to write a novel, or to become a full-time writer, is much like making the decision to get married.  (Disclaimer: I’m not yet married or dating, but I’d like to be. I am however in a committed writing relationship and have been for years. I digress.) 

Once a person decides that marriage err, or writing is the avenue they would like to take in life, all the warm fuzzy feelings of marital bliss begin to float around in their hearts in heads.

Things are going to be perfect, we tell ourselves. There are never going to be any arguments with our fictional characters because like in our imagined marital relationship, we’ll always agree.

Our writing will never stink just as our partner will never have any body odor. Our future wife (I hear men say this often about us ladies) will always know what she wants for dinner without any…

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The Founder and Voice of I Came For The Soup/ICFTS Creative Enc. Candice Coates is a Fiction and Non-Fiction Writer, jumping from genres ranging from Speculative Science Fiction and Fantasy to Comedic Clean Read Romance and Suspense, all with touches of her Christian faith. She is a lover of Ireland, languages, tea, and just about anything with pistachios. When not writing she is creating visual art, or new designs for her handmade polymer clay jewelry line, Shizen Brook.

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