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13 Young Adult Novels To Spook You This Halloween

1. The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle

2. In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters

3. Sleepy Hollow by Dax Varley

4. Amity by Micol Ostow… 62 more words


21 Faces, Chapter Three: Dream a Little Dream of Me

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“Do you believe in God, Eddie?” Robin opened the office door and walked down the front stairs, leading me by the hand to the dungeonesque basement I had avoided before. 2,645 more words



I came to writing through poetry. I still have the composition notebook I started in 1980, at age 10, of my first poems. I wrote about nuclear war and fortune tellers and the great unknown that was after death. 627 more words

Kate and Spencer Finally Leave Kansas City Behind

“I don’t know about you, but I’m delighted to leave that hotel behind us.” Spencer drove them toward Iowa on I-29. They were headed to a small town north of Sioux City. 370 more words


Room temperature: what’s playing in the nest

Some people like silence when they create. Others prefer music that stimulates them, perhaps forming an aural backdrop to the piece they’re working on. I’m somewhere in between: often I need the nest to be quiet; sometimes I need gentle caressing; at other times I will have cobwebs that need to be blown away – at volume. 303 more words


WANWM - Answers For Chapter 3

Thanks to those of you who participated in answering the question for Chapter 3 of my interactive writing experiment, Write A Novel With Me. There were only two answer this week, so there’s a fifty-fifty shot your favorite will get chosen. 326 more words


How to not mess up your first chapter.

Do you suffer from anxiety that you’ll mess up your first chapter?

Are you unsure how to avoid crashing at the starting line?

Then look no further than the article… 7 more words