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By Sara Ray

Winter arrives like a sly fox in the night,

to call upon its prey,

asleep in warm beds.

Spring arrives like a blue bird, 38 more words


Finding Time to Write

The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry, and there are no schemes that go more awry for me than my writing time. 905 more words


My Name is Mike, and I'm a Writer: Writing is Like an Addiction Step Program

(Originally published some time ago; recently revised; still quite relevant.)

Many years ago, in another life, I attended counseling sessions to help me through a particular rough time. 787 more words

On Writing

Why I Stopped Writing Fantasy Fiction

I fell in love with fantasy at a very young age when I came across my father’s copies of Tolkien’s epic novel The Lord of the Rings… 518 more words


The Novella - New Attention Span Trend?

It has been said that the new generation of readers prefer to consume stories fast, and many favor stories that are not too long, as an example the novella. 348 more words


Empty Girls Walking

I could never write again.

I could go the rest of my life without putting pen to paper. No one can force me to pour myself over essays or arrange stanzas for another sad poem or pick apart the meanings of words that I have yet to unpack. 232 more words

The New Normal

It’s been a while since my last post and the reason for that is that I needed time for adjustment. My mother put it like this, “We’ve been lucky for so long that it’s just our turn now.” She may have a point, but it still hurts like hell. 431 more words

On Writing