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'Bitches be tricky' and other thriller tropes

It’s time to talk about the dark and twisty ladies of literature I adore. Welcome to the first monthly book review at mamaguilt.

I loved Gillian Flynn’s… 694 more words

Crime Fiction

aching: 104/365

Too much sitting, not enough moving. This morning my body hurt. I stretched, then I set the timer on my phone for an hour, and when it went off, I got down on the floor and stretched again. 163 more words

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Prompt 25: Writer's Callus

Prompt 25. The way you got that scar.

I have a writer’s callus on the middle finger of my left hand where my pen rests when I write. 374 more words


out loud: 102/365

I’m in Provincetown doing what I do best–shutting out everything except for the essential in order to complete a project–a hopefully final read-thru on my novel.  199 more words

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Wanna Be Relevant? Be Yourself

Basically, the moral of this story is in the title of the post. But allow me to elaborate if you have a little more time. 570 more words

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An important aspect of a writer’s trade is that of resource books. I’ll highlight a few of my favorites below. For writing craft topics, pick up as many… 444 more words


Works Cited Page MLA (Part 2)

#Education #WorksCited

Last week I gave you the first page of my Works Cited handout. This week I’m offering a couple of great things… first, I’ll show you my MLA-style Works Cited handout (page 2); then I’ll give you a great… 301 more words

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