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Kevin Craig - Writer - Novelist, Playwright, Poet (wanna be photog).

Music - Nostalgia - Shared Experiences - Relatability - Pain - Joy: These ARE Writing

My mind went on a little roller coaster ride this morning when a friend and fellow writer made an off-the-cuff comment on Twitter about Elton John’s Sad Songs (Say So Much). It was just a passing remark, but that song. That song! Every time I hear it, it’s a lesson to my writer self. It’s not a ground-shatteringly glorious song, or anything. I’m not saying it should win the Best-Song-Ever award,…

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I’ve Gone Mobile (Or, Writer Gone Wild!)

I have made the move. And it feels great. I wasn’t sure if it would work out or not, but I’m LOVING it!

No more laptop, no more desktop. No more pens, no more pencils, no more books…no more teacher’s dirty looks. Oops. I didn’t mean to go there. It just happened. What I’m trying to say is I made the switch from laptop to tablet. And I’m loving it.

samsung

I thought I would give it a try because it’s…

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Five Hundred, Twenty-Five Thousand, Six Hundred Minutes - A Summation

I always consider September to be the start of the new year. I don’t know why. I see the bursting of flame in the trees to be the start. As the leaves turn orange and red and gold, on their way to slowly dying, the new year begins.

Nature’s first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf’s a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf,
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down…

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Tools of the trade #amwriting

Burn Baby is Now on Goodreads!

My upcoming young adult novel is now on Goodreads! This means you can add it to your bookshelf now. :)

This will be my fourth published novel and my third published Muskoka Novel Marathon novel. BURN BABY hits bookstores December 11th. Soon, there will be a cover reveal for it. Until then, feel free to add it to your shelves!

Check out this book on Goodreads: Burn Baby http://www.goodreads.com/b…

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The Book of Your Dreams - Chapter 1 of my Muskoka Novel Marathon Novel…

The Book of Your Dreams – Chapter 1 of my Muskoka Novel Marathon Novel…

Unable to fall back to sleep, I thought I would finally open my Muskoka Novel Marathon novel. I just read the first chapter…thought I would share it here. I’ve been so disappointed by this year’s efforts . I’m going to try to work with what I got, though. Out of nowhere I decided my YA novel would be a horror this year. From that bad decision, it went downhill from there.

Anyway…here’s chapter…

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Solitary by Design - The Writing Life

Yesterday I talked about writers and community by sharing some information about the writing community I myself am entrenched in.

Solitary by Design - The Writing Life

Yesterday I talked about writers and community by sharing some information about the writing community I myself am entrenched in.

Burn Baby – A Young Adult Novel by Kevin Craig

Burn Baby is in the vault. It’s polished and covered and waiting. Release date for my latest young adult novel is December 11th.

Burn Baby – A Young Adult Novel by Kevin Craig

Burn Baby is in the vault. It’s polished and covered and waiting. Release date for my latest young adult novel is December 11th.

Discovery – A Thing That Kills Creativity – Or Why I’m Experiencing Writer’s Block for the First Time Ever

I think I figured it out. Finally. I was worried that I just completely lost interest in writing.

Discovery – A Thing That Kills Creativity – Or Why I’m Experiencing Writer’s Block for the First Time Ever

I think I figured it out. Finally. I was worried that I just completely lost interest in writing.

“I don’t want to be the one who says life is beautiful. I want to be the one who feels it.”

—   Marty Rubin (via observando)

(via writer-of-madness)