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Goodreads asked Alicia J. Chumney:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Alicia J. Chumney Write. Just write. Get it on paper. Write until the characters speak to you and tell you their story. Them put it aside. Read something. Go back. Add. Subtract. Edit. Revise. Rinse and repeat until you know that you are finished.

Don't be afraid to toss aside what isn't working. I keep it just in caseI can fix it later.

Then start the process all over again.

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