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Writing Characters: Love them or Hate them

Characters. Without them a story can’t be. Characters are the pawns we use within the environment we write to create each scene. Without them we can have no conflict, we can have no dialog and the story will be pretty dry and boring. 515 more words


Colorful Pumpkin Smile

Amid this field I do lay.
Autumn leaves whirl as wind unfurls.
What am I?
In this country pastureland.
I’m not a mushy blueberry.
One that can be squished. 99 more words


The Supplement

As if I needed another excuse not to go workout. :)

Today’s story is by the fabulous Joey Payne!

http://13storiestilhalloween.wordpress.com/2014/10/21/supplement/ 6 more words


We Rode in Circles

I left my childhood on a carousel.  I always chose the blue horse with folded wings because it was a cut above the rest; it had a touch more magic, I thought.  324 more words


Tell Me a Story

This is the latest Facebook friends-prompted work. Like ‘At Your Tree, but stemming from much more difficult ideas!

‘No! Tell me a proper story!’

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News of the day

October 22

I wait for you at the fountain across the theatre
A street-violinist plays “Cielito Lindo”
I can’t but think about forty three Mexican students missing in Guerrero … 250 more words


Introducing Drive-by Fiction

I’ve run across a writing concept that I’m going to work with for a bit.  Apparently, it is nothing new for when I mentioned it to my wife she was quite acquainted with it.  491 more words

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