The End of the Year – Guest Post by, Craig Boyack…

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Hi all you Story Reading Ape fans. Craig here again with another slice of the author’s life. This time it’s all about ending one year, and beginning a new one.

December poses multiple problems for authors. Holiday shopping and events take center stage and chew into that all important writing time. Different folks handle it in different ways. I’ve seen bloggers take a leave of absence until the new year. Others breathe a sigh of relief that NANO is over, and let their baby manuscripts incubate for a month before taking them up again.

I’m of the “No rest for the Wicked” mindset. December has always been some of my prime writing time. I like the great outdoors, but am old enough that rain, snow, and getting stuck don’t hold as much appeal. Indoors with central heating…

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