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10/23/14- Daily Prompt:

Meeting a blind date at a goods friends annual Halloween blow out, you
are horrified to find your date has chosen to come as…


Staring at the surface of the water: Reflection (first perspective)

He stared down at the churning surface of the water, his reflection distorted.

The water was choppy; too murky to see the bottom. The churn stirred up beetles, which attracted fish, attracted the fisherman. 189 more words


WAS THAT Really What you Wanted to Say? Being Aware of Unnecessary Words

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post about how the word THAT can become annoying to readers when repeated too often. My blog about the word… 241 more words


Writing Fiction: Wherein I Dress Up My Characters (Thank You, Polyvore!)

As I have said before, I am joining NaNoWriMo again this year. Hopefully, I don’t bomb it like last year. While I am still waving the Pantser banner high and proud (read: Plot not 100% there.), I did take some time to sit myself down and make it a point to get to know my main characters a little more. 340 more words


The 3 Best Writing Sites... ever.

It’s rounding Midnight for me right now, and I’ve got essays due tomorrow – so really, I should be writing them, not this. Right? Wrong. I don’t have a particular affinity for the Dutch Republic. 337 more words

Fiction Writing

Writing Worldview Well

Here’s a question that every serious writer should wrestle with at some point: How do you write worldview well? How should you incorporate a message about what you believe into your writing? 1,252 more words


The Teaser Trailer that Threatens Terror

Nah, it’s probably not that scary, right? If you’re a lover of scary stories, here’s a teaser trailer for 2014’s 13 Stories ‘Til Halloween: 52 more words

dynasticqueen reblogged this on Manuscript. Head. Drawer. and commented:

Oh, gosh -- "13 Stories" is on like Donkey Kong and I've missed a few. Horrors! *rectifying that situation*