Archive for the ‘Writing Life’ Category

New Website – New Blog

February 12, 2011

Hi everyone.  Thanks for coming to this site over the last bit.  I’ve now integrated my blog into my new website.  Still working on the website, but the blog is up and running.  My website is

www.robinperini.com

My blog is at http://www.robinperini.com/for-writers/writers-notes-by-robin-blog

Hope you enjoy it.

Happy Writing,
Robin

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To Plot or Not to Plot? Find YOUR Way!

August 30, 2010

This has been an interesting week for me in the writing department.  I’ve been working on a proposal for the second book in a series while editors are considering the first book.  I want to have the proposal ready to go as soon as possible, and have been working on it for a while.  The issue: they’ve been the toughest beginning chapters I’ve ever written.  Truthfully, in the past, the first three chapters usually came pretty easy for me…once I’ve plotted a story out.  So what’s my problem this time?

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New Tricks

August 16, 2010

I’ve been around the writing block more than once…but I’ve yet to see my book on a bookshelf.  Why, you might ask?  I’ve asked myself that question more times than I’d like–and others have asked it of me.  I believe I can string sentences together pretty well; I have a fantastic critque group; I studied the craft.  I’ve even had a few people credit me with helping them push their way from unsold to sold.  So why haven’t I sold a book yet?  And more importantly, why have I kept writing? (more…)