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Elizabeth Greentree
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The Power Of The Warm-Up
Does anyone else give great advice and then not follow it themselves? Only me? I've been editing my next writing book, The Five Day Writer's Bootcamp , and in it I stress the importance of a writing warm up.  Had I actually been doing writing warm ups mysel...
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Cure For Frustration
Over the last few days I've been doing a bit of research into being a literary agent and a book editor. No, not because I'm planning on moving to the other side of publishing. It's research for my serial. Laurie in Virtually Ideal starts off as an unpaid in...
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Sample First Episode of Virtually Ideal
Episode 1 Week 1: Monday Monday dawns, as all Melbourne Mondays must, grey and bleak, with just enough rain to soak your feet, but not enough to make an umbrella a worthwhile investment. Curled up under my doona I check the time. 8am. Two hours until I have...
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4 Episodes Down and A Side-Thought on Willpower
Hello! Can you believe it, it is week 6 of a 10 week term at school? Over halfway, and counting down til the July holidays. I've spent the past few weeks working on more episodes for my romance serial. Episode 3 took me almost a full two weeks to write. One...
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Quick ROW 80 Check In
Last post I wrote about how I'd given up my Will To Fail . It was a pretty good post, and I stand by everything I said in it. However, I just want to let all other aspiring life correctors in on a little secret: The moment you post anything like that, every...
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No More Will To Fail!
We all set goals, and 99% of the time we fail at them. There are thousands of things written out there about how to achieve your goals, and most of it we read, know to be true, and then don't do anyway. Most People Operate Under A Will To Fail.  We know wha...
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The Fear and Comfort Of A 90:10 Ratio
Do you ever have those instances where it feels like the universe is ganging up on you to make a point? In the last week someone has been fiddling with my life to teach me the 90:10 Ratio, a rule I wouldn't otherwise subscribe to. It started a few days ago ...
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Sample First Episode of Virtually Ideal
Episode 1 Week 1: Monday Monday dawns, as all Melbourne Mondays must, grey and bleak, with just enough rain to soak your feet, but not enough to make an umbrella a worthwhile investment. Curled up under my doona I check the time. 8am. Two hours until I have...
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The first review of my 1920's romance, yah!
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What To Do With A Good Romance
Hello all. Well, I suppose after giving you great advice regarding sending work to publishers , I should probably take it myself. I've been so excited about my romantic serial, I hadn't actually stopped to consider whether it would be worth sending to a pub...
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No More Will To Fail!
We all set goals, and 99% of the time we fail at them. There are thousands of things written out there about how to achieve your goals, and most of it we read, know to be true, and then don't do anyway. Most People Operate Under A Will To Fail.  We know wha...
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No More Will To Fail!
We all set goals, and 99% of the time we fail at them. There are thousands of things written out there about how to achieve your goals, and most of it we read, know to be true, and then don't do anyway. Most People Operate Under A Will To Fail.  We know wha...
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Introduction

I'm a simple girl, with a few too many degrees and a desire to be outrageous: in writing terms at least.

I've started a challenge to try to write 100 first drafts (of novels) in 5 years. Why? First to see if I can. Second, because I can't decide which genre I like best. And third, because I've read that to become an expert at anything takes about 10,000 hours of practice, and there is only one way to practice writing.

I'm not saying I'm going to succeed, but so far in the first six months I've completed my first trilogy, won at NaNoWriMo, and tried writing everything from historical romance to supernatural thriller, with a few children's books thrown in along the way. As well as learning an awful lot about how to write quickly and effectively, and how to just get your backside into a chair and stay there (without a TV).

I maintain one blog on writing which has been going since July 2012, and has some good points on mistakes you now don't have to make because I've already done them for you.

A few months later I started a fitness blog, because I like writing and I like fitness = fitness blog! It looks at different fitness programs and advice then tests out how things actually work for the busy person.

Feel free to drop by either of these for  a cup of tea or a protein shake.

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