Tag Archives: Process

NaNoWriMo, Avian30 Style

For those of you who may be unfamiliar, National Novel Writing Month (Often abreviated to NaNoWriMo or just NaNo) is a challenge wherein people commit themselves to writing, well, a novel in a month. It’s a fun way to challenge … Continue reading

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Story Process Sunday: 1+1=3

So we get asked a lot how our writing process as cowriters works, and while our usual answer to that is either a really lengthy explanation of what we do, or shrugging while we say “magic,” there’s a lot of … Continue reading

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Story Process Sunday: The Philly Office

We’ve mentioned, from time to time, our writing office in Philadelphia. We were there yesterday, where we realized we hadn’t actually told the story of how the Philadelphia office came to be. Racheline lives in NYC, I’m in DC, and … Continue reading

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Story Process Sunday: Series Writing

If you follow us on Twitter or tumblr, you’ve probably noticed our kvetching about our latest round of edits. Racheline and I have spent a large chunk of June, and a sizeable chunk of July, in editing various books in … Continue reading

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Totally Bound’s Mountains to Climb

While Erin & I continue to get ourselves back on schedule after the holiday weekend and the Great June 2014 Edit (which is currently being followed by the Lesser July 2014 Edit), we wanted to being you one more preview … Continue reading

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Torquere Twitter takeover tonight (and other news)

Tuesday night (June 24, 2014) from 8 – 10pm EST, Erin and I are taking over Torquere’s twitter account.  While you can always bother us at our individual Twitters (@erincmcrae & @racheline_m), please come play with us.  We’ll be tagging … Continue reading

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Some days we talk about salt

Racheline and I do our bulk of brainstorming in endless email threads. If it’s not in email, it’s yelling at each other excitedly and really loudly in our Philly office (sorry, other office people) but since that only happens a … Continue reading

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