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As a writer, one knows that every word has power.  It’s not something you just say or write.  It has the power to join together with other words to bring a scene to life in your mind.  469 more words



When I saw you, the world did not stand still. There was no music playing in the background. There were no gentle winds caressing your face. 90 more words

5 Biggest Cliches in YA Romance

Recently, I’ve spent some time working my way through the bestseller list of YA romance fiction – everything from John Green to hit debuts such as ‘Everything Everything’ by Nicola Yoon, which was recently made into a movie. 437 more words


It Goes Without Saying

Clichés are the viruses that infect your writing with diseases.
Pawan Mishra

I’m currently obsessed with clichés and getting rid (beware … idioms also on the loose) of the little blighters from all works in progress.   383 more words


Acronyms, IMHO...

Acronyms are tools which we use in conversation to economize on words and time. There is nothing wrong with the use of acronyms in text messages when they relate to common speech, i.e., where they are non-technical and are fairly well-understood due to widespread use. 97 more words

Constitutional Audits, Open Carry Protests & Other Tired Activist Cliches

Okay macho liberty bros you’ve made your point. Now can we please move onto more productive pursuits and stop jockeying for face time and popularity? 549 more words


It's Never about Birds

Five days have slipped by since the November edition of Casting Bricks to Attract Jade rolled out and I am finally managing to slow down enough to put a Challenge Poem out for anyone who would care to give it a whirl.  76 more words

Collaborative Poetry