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Write on, Wednesday: Ready to Write

By Leslie Lindsay For some reason, “Ready to Start that Novel?”  from Writer’s Digest on-line has been sitting in my email in-box since August 19th.  I see it every day I open my email–which is mostly mulitiple times a day.  I haven’t even clicked on it, so it shines nice and bold and black.  August 19th wasn’t really that long ago, not really. Just a whopping 5 days.  That’s nothin’.  But it is something when it’s been on my mind for a long time.  It’s like the writer gods were channeling me when they selected that subject. I have this novel-in-progress that I am happy about.  I like it.  It has a good, sassy storyline; it has a pretty good plot, and interesting characters.  It has nearly 50,000 words.  So, what’s the problem?  Why can’t I finish the darn thing?! Well, there’s this little thing called “life” which gets in the way.  I’m at the park with my kids, or the bookmobile, or dropping them off at 1st grade (that was today, btw).  I am making appointments–and …