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Kevin McLaughlin
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What’s Patreon? It’s a service designed to help people patronize artists, writers, and musicians that they like. For a mall fee (the user gets to decide how much they want to spend), the patron gets certain benefits or rewards back, and the artists get a…

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Hi! Big news: I’ve got a book in a big boxed set of urban fantasy and paranormal romance novels. With authors from the USA Today and NYT bestseller lists, this ebook “boxed set” is a the collected work of talented writers from around the world. It’s an…

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It’s been a fun journey. I’m on Day 22 now, looking back. It’s been a challenging trip. The goal: in 21 days, write, edit, and upload a novel. Mission accomplished. The final book was uploaded to Amazon at about 10:30PM on the 21st day. A lot of other…

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Been a busy couple of days at the day job. Thursday, as seems to be the norm, was a “no writing” day. Didn’t get any time during the 17 hour shift to get any edits in. Friday was mostly a packing day, but I did manage to get a few more chapters done. So…

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The book didn’t end up getting finished Monday night. Monday is kid day – and it seems Minecraft (the computer game) has a new patch, one which makes the monsters hit harder and the whole game much more tough. So my three kids and I spent most of the day…

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OK! I’m two weeks in. And had a great writing day today, despite work: 4446 words, bringing the total count to 53,133. I expect to finish the book tomorrow, which is WAY ahead of schedule. In the plan I wrote out, the first draft was to be completed by…

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Went a little silent there for a few days, sorry! As I mentioned in my last post – I was moving into my long work period in the day job. With minutes to write, it gets hard to put them into a blog instead of story words! Playing a little catch up today.…

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And the grand total at the end of the day: 45, 062 words! It was a long battle, but I got in 6025 words to finish another day on target. My biggest frustration right now, really, is that the story just isn’t as long as I was planning it to be. I’m very…

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As predicted, I did NOT hit my 6k target for today, making today the first day I didn’t reach the goal for words. But that’s OK – I had a 2400 word cushion already built up, which allowed me to take this afternoon and evening and spend a bunch of time…

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Short post today, folks, because it is very late and I am very tired. ;) Today was my day with the kids. They finished catching up on Supergirl episodes – all three of them love the show now. And then we had an epic D&D game. They’re all playing wizards,…
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