Evangeline Holland

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Archive for February, 2013

February 25th, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

On Novel Beginnings

I hate beginnings. Whenever I contemplate beginning a new MS, I always feel as apprehensive and doubtful as I did when I contemplated when and how to jump into the swiftly swinging jump ropes for Double Dutch. With Double Dutch, I usually forced the turners to stop and let me start the jumping inside of […]

February 22nd, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

Shifting Gears When Your Hobby Becomes Your Job

I snaffled a bit of the blog title from lingerie designer Sarah of Ohhh Lulu…, who discussed the difficulty of shifting gears mentally and physically when your hobby becomes your job. Most, if not all writers dream of the day when they can quit their day jobs and devote those 8-9 hours to playing in […]

February 19th, 2013 by Evangeline Holland

Writing What Readers Want

To piggy-back a bit on my post about self-publishing and perfectionism, wherein the kernel of the topic rests in the truth that writers write and readers read, I found Tasha’s comment about the Greeks and the concept of the Perfect Novel quite perceptive and thought-provoking. It provoked further rumination when I read today’s guest post […]