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Some Thoughts On Character Arc

I am madly writing in order to reach a deadline for my new novel, so my blog has been neglected lately. But there’s always time for some thoughts on craft, especially when in the throws of finishing a novel.  665 more words




Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt


Are you old enough to remember watching this cartoon on TV?

Or how about this one? 196 more words

Daily Prompt

Literary Bottle

My intentions yesterday were to pick up a pizza for dinner so I could get some cleaning done. I am working on too many projects and am starting to get a pile here…..a pile there. 286 more words


Say What?

I can’t believe that I didn’t remember this on my own. I needed a forgotten purse note to remind me. Three days later I am finally telling you. 394 more words


Picking through the Flotsam and Jetsam of a Life

I went to an estate sale the other day. It was not in some huge mansion full of antiques or precious jewels. It was a small, 1950’s style ranch in a non-descript neighborhood in Providence. 435 more words

Mind Wanderings

How to Get More Traffic to Your Blog

I have been writing this blog for the better part of four years and am steadily approaching 10,000 views. My viewership has gradually crept upward since I started this endeavor. 560 more words

Scrooged (USA 1988)

“Scrooged” opens in the clouds, and then suddenly descends on a snowbound cottage. Signs inform us that its Santa’s workshop and we’re at the North Pole. 628 more words