Jeanne Owens, author

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Writing Stories & Crossing Stepping Stones #AmWriting

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One of the hardest things to come to terms with when you start writing seriously is that… not all your stories will work out.

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but some will be rubbish. Every writer, regardless of ability, I believe, has an imaginary rubbish story quota to meet. We all, at some point in our careers, have to hit this quota of rubbish, bin worthy stories.

Some of our stories will have potential, but will require a LOT of work on our part to discover that potential and bring it out into the light.

Some of our stories will break us and some will simply act as stepping-stones to other stories.

Sadly, these stepping stone stories won’t set the literary world on fire and they might not reach a second draft.They will still require blood, sweat and tears, which when looking back, will feel like…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

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