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  • “Marian” Post #3, July 21, 2020
    Doing research to support your story can feel like you’re not making much concrete progress. But it all goes into your unconscious and informs your creative decisions going forward. I didn’t think I had much to report from last week until I looked over my various scribbles and found a nice little scene fragment that read the full article.
  • “Marian” Post #2, July 10, 2020
    At the urging of my students, I am sharing my creative process on the third draft of my retelling of the Robin Hood story from Marian’s point of view. This week I had to figure out how to introduce Friar Tuck into the action and discovered that the answer was right in front of me. read the full article.
  • “Marian” Post #1, July 2, 2020
    Welcome to my creative process blog! Lately, students and clients have said they love it when I share glimpses of my own methods as a writer. So I have turned on my camera to capture a bit of what I do when I’m alone with my creative struggles. You may find some of my methods read the full article.