Tag Archive | Claire Legrand

Your Mom Was Right About Honesty

Your mom or whoever told you honesty is the best policy. My last blog surprised me with the response. I wanted to write something since I hadn’t in a while (Something I’m trying really hard not to do) and my social media blah was on my mind. So, I wrote my mind, hit publish and […]

Stupid Word Love: Volume 5

I’m not the only one writing stupid words. There’s tons! Way more than any mortal mind can consume, so I present the best of the best. Have you heard about the changes with Facebook fan pages? If not or if you find it confusing, check out Can Facebook Hold Your Fan Page Hostage by Kristen […]

Yes, Lee Child Is THAT Awesome

Yesterday I saw a tweet from Alison Brennan (via Piper Bayard retweet) about advice Lee Child gave to a group of new writers. I highly recommend making some time to read it because as the author of the article, Anthony J. Franze, correctly points out, Lee Child’s advice is more about being a successful person in whatever […]

My Training as an Engineer Thus Far #ROW80 Update

My Goal: Read two chapters of Story Engineering a day until I finish it. Test my grasp of those lessons on my WIP and short stories. Things are still very GOOD. I’ve kept up with my reading of Story Engineering. Right now I’m in a large section breaking down character into three specific dimensions which […]

Internet Breaks. They’re So Very. ROW80 Update

My Goal: 1 hour, but minimum 30min of writing fiction during workdays and 2 hours any day I’m not working. I’m still working the kinks out of my internet breaking, but the breaks I had were glorious.  Writing was done, progress made.  I again didn’t keep track of how long I wrote, but it was […]

THIS . . . is the ROW80 Update

Now the read the title again and imagine Ryan Seacrest saying it.  Cool right?. My Goal: 1 hour, but minimum 30min of writing fiction during workdays and 2 hours any day I’m not working. So not too much to report on the writing front.  Goals were met and I plan to make the Tuesday one […]