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James Carpenter

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After an eclectic career in education, business, and information technology, I turned to writing fiction, proof that my mother was right when she said I'd never amount to anything.

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James Carpenter I try to avoid it. When I'm working on a novel, I have different parts of the writing in various phase of completion. If I get stuck on one, I switch…moreI try to avoid it. When I'm working on a novel, I have different parts of the writing in various phase of completion. If I get stuck on one, I switch to something easier. Often I will assign myself the task of adding one more sentence to the harder task and then switch over to the less demanding one. After some number of days, that tricky part will be (almost) painlessly behind me and I'll have completed several easier passages.(less)
James Carpenter Read, read, read, read. Then read some more.
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