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Writing that Scene: Jane Eyre

In the format of a non-traditional critique, Writing that Scene examines the fundamentals of what it takes to capably convey a scene to one’s readers. The opinion expressed is my own, and other readers’ opinions may and will differ. 1,425 more words

Writing Advice

Darkly Burnt Toast

I used to think the world of you

but now I only think the desert.


and barren;

cracked in the most vital


Your once venerable motherhood- 50 more words


Becoming Wise!

“If you listen to constructive criticism, you will be at home among the wise.If you reject discipline, you only harm yourself; but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding.” (Proverbs 15:31,32 NLT) 463 more words


Always be useful

One of the great joys of the internet is that no matter how obscure of an interest you have, there is normally a simple way to find people who likely share it.   775 more words

Scene Building: Beyond Beginnings

This week, I was delighted to come across Ryan Lanz’s new project, Under the Microscope, in which he gives feedback on the opening paragraphs of writers’ works-in-progress. 813 more words

Writing Advice


Your reflection

in the boutique window

told me that you got

onto the sidewalk


But I turned to look,

and you were sunbathing

in the turning lane: 13 more words


Any of Us - (Feedback + Constructive Criticism) = No Growth

Feedback and constructive criticism.


I’ve been tossing this subject around in my head for a while now—from all different angles, actually. As a writer/blogger, I face this issue frequently, especially on social media. 1,283 more words

Renewing Our Minds