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Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: Untitled (by Shane)

Hello and welcome back to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. This is a blog for authors, editors, readers and people who are interested in how stories work. If you’d like to submit the first page of your novel or short story, please read our submission […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: The Mountain (by Adam)

Hello and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. This is a blog for writers, readers, editors, and anyone interested in the craft of writing. The blog comes out every Thursday, and most weeks, we take a novice author’s first page and look at ways […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts: Cut 15 – Fix It In Post

Hello and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. Yes yes, it’s another week out of The Barber’s Chair while I push the second novel to project status and hammer away at the keyboard in a dismal spectacle of obstinancy triumphing over craft. I will […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts: Cut 14 – Wing It

Hello and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. For the first time in my many-faceted and frankly baffling life, I’m ‘doing’ Nanowrimo. That is to say, I have resigned myself to the arbitrary daily wordcount goal (is it okay to make ‘wordcount’ a compound […]