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beck medina
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passionate burrito eater, and lover
passionate burrito eater, and lover

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I’m really bad at social media. I’ll never be the author who tweets all day long about politics and their favorite TV shows (I still can’t even call myself an author, but I think my therapist would tell me to own my dream, because we are currently working…

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I used to speak of loveWhen love didn’t speak of me The times he’d never call I waited patiently.  A single ring would sting:  The shattering of dreams.  I used to speak of love When love didn’t speak of me The endless scrolling of my phone To see where…

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Below is an excerpt from my upcoming novel Going All the Way. Because the story is in its very early stages, the likelihood that this particular excerpt will be the same when the novel is published is slim. However, I hope this does not stop you from…

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Outlines play a moderately critical role in the writing process for me. I like to begin a story with a blank page and just start writing what’s in my head. Then when I feel like I’ve found a storyline that’s worth running with, I’ll begin my outline.  I’m…

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When it came time to write my next manuscript after A Fantastic Mess of Everything in October of 2016, I opted the work on a superhero fantasy/drama that I had outlined three years prior. I named the draft All the Stars on Fire, and hired a cover artist…

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Exactly one month after Easter Sunday, I did something I never would have imagined possible:   I stayed off social media for 30 days.   For 30 days, I didn’t log into Instagram or Twitter. I accidentally logged onto Facebook once absentmindedly (muscle…

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Hey friends! It has been awhile. I know. Please forgive me. Since April, I’ve taken some time away from social media and the blog to get some things in my personal life in order and to also work on my next manuscript. In the past I used to think that in…

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Music plays a big role in my ability to be a productive, creative person. Sometimes I like a song because it’s fun and contagious. Other times the lyrics inspire me to write exactly what I need to say.  Here’s the official playlist for Or Best Offer, my…

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The first episode of my podcast catered toward working artists, “Wow, That’s Cool!” is now live on Soundcloud. In this brief episode I discuss the amazing writing schedule that I stuck to while working on my first novel A Fantastic Mess of Everything, my…

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Stoked to finally reveal the cover to my upcoming short story Or Best Offer, available for free exclusively to my newsletter on April 20th, and for purchase online for a limited time beginning on May 1.  You can subscribe to my newsletter for exclusive…
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