My Imaginary Friends with L. Penelope

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Award-winning fantasy author L. Penelope shares perspectives on the writing life, creativity, inspiration, and this week's best thing.

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Three Books at Once??

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Writers Craft 5.0 bundle deal!
Ink and Magic podcast episode 1 is out now!
Pre-order Daughter of the Merciful Deep –…

NaNoWriMo update

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The Faceless Mage by Kenley Davidson
My author newsletter:
The My Imaginary Friends podcast is a weekly, behind the scenes look at the journey of a working author navigating traditional …

Conquering Dictation for NaNoWriMo

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Footnotes newsletter
1:1 Writer Mentorship with me
My new podcast! Ink and Magic
Jane Friedman
The Hot Sheet newsletter
My Preptober video playlist & live write-in info
My novel revision course waiting list
My Nanowrim…

Creating with Purpose & Planning for the Second Draft

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Preptober & NaNoWriMo write-ins, Mondays & Wednesdays, 7pm ET.Get reminder emails: 
Tara McMullin “The Work You Were Born to Do” (paywall) – https…

Re-working the Writing Schedule

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Become an Imaginary Best Friend!
Plan your NaNoWriMo novel in Preptober with me –
Writing schedule calculator – https://thriv…

Prepping for Preptober

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NINC (Novelists, Inc.)
Maryland Romance Writers –
Capclave –
Imaginary Worldbuilding course –…

Respecting Romance + Story Surgery

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Yale Romance Conference –
Love Between the Covers documentary –
RWA implosion in detail –…

Writing Through Difficult Times

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“Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.” – Eckhart Tolle via
The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer
My interview on the Black Writer Therapy podcast -…

Advice to My Younger Self

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Authortube Writing Conference
ApollyCon –
Imaginarium Book Festival
 “Advice I would give to baby author me” by Ange…

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