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Refocus on Running Day 1

Refocus on Running Day 1

Got started and hit the five miles instead of seven miles. For a few days here I will focus on on this until Sunday and then will expand this blog back out more. But right now I need to be focused on the running. This is a very short-term focus.

Start was good.

Other things…

— October workshops started up. If you want to jump in, look back a few posts for the list of October workshops and write me.

— Patreon supporters will be getting two issues of Smith’s Monthly shortly. More than likely next week.

— Kickstarter supporters will be getting surveys in a week or so about their rewards. Maybe two weeks. Going to take us some time to get them all together. And Kickstarter has yet to finalize everything.




November Online Workshops

Click the workshop tab above for description and sign-up or go to

Questions about any of the workshops, feel free to write me.

Class #41… Nov 1st … Author Voice
Class #42… Nov 1st … Point of View
Class #43… Nov 1st … Adding Suspense to Your Writing
Class #44… Nov 1st … Ideas
Class #45… Nov 1st … Character Development
Class #46… Nov 2nd … Depth in Writing
Class #47… Nov 2nd … Advanced Character and Dialog
Class #48… Nov 2nd … Cliffhangers
Class #49… Nov 2nd … Pacing Your Novel
Class #50… Nov 2nd …Expectations (Writing on the Rails)

Classic Workshops and Lectures are also available at any time.

If you are wondering what order would be best to take some of these workshops, we have done a curriculum for the workshops. You can see that at


Totals For Year 4, Month 3, Day 5

Writing in Public blog streak… Day 1,112

Total Miles This Month… 23 miles



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