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Author Archives: Loni Townsend

Let’s Make This Quick

I’m the first to admit I’m a verbose writer. I’ve got multiple 170+K books to prove it. Therefore, the art of writing in quick bursts with minimal words is a skill that exceeds my ability. I find it easy to craft stories when I have as many words as I want at my disposal. But…

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Plotting and Planning #IWSG

It’s the first Wednesday of the month, making it the day for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group! I’ve been all over the security map this past week, going from high to low to elated to stressed. But since there are so many emotions in my mix, I’m focusing on just one topic–the one that has…

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Master of Confusion

The responses to last week’s post made me raise my eyebrows a bit because I realized I wasn’t very clear. When I’d written “they should have the background acquired in the first book”, I’d meant because it’s serial, not episodic like the Cera Chronicles. I suppose unclear is my root issue. You know how they…

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Just Keep Typing #IWSG

After a fun stint of troubleshooting a 403 error this morning (yay for corrupt .htaccess files), I finally have my site up and running so that I can actually post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. Thank you Raimey Gallant for catching that for me! If you saw my post last week, you know that…

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Eight Years #ParentLife

Eight years ago, something special happened. My daughter was born. It’s a bit of a shock to think about it. I mean, EIGHT YEARS. How can time fly by so darn quickly? One moment, I’m cradling an infant and next I’ve got a girl who is at the right height to act as an armrest…

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Better Than Now #YA #BookRelease

I can’t remember when I first came across C.G. Coppola, but she intrigued me from the start. For one, she used ninja in her since-retitled blog name. I mean, c’mon, how could I not be interested? But I kept returning and followed her to her current domain because A) she’s entertaining and B) she’s a…

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