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Mending the Schism II: Read Your Past

Often times, when we feel the divide between our personal experience and that of our creative works, it has to do with us reaching the Second Act of our story. 1,036 more words


Story Structure Revisted

I just completed the 5th revision of my novel, “Under Western Skies.” It was intense as my critiques recommend moving a few things around in the story. 61 more words

Writing Hints

Dianne's Throwback Thursday - Book Style

Hi everyone! Grab your coffee and enjoy this week’s Throwback Thursday, Book Style.

This week I have picked stories by two of my favorite authors, both of whom have written across a range of sub-genres, and done it all with flair. 443 more words

Books & Reviews

Plot Twist - Your Life Dreams Change...

Yesterday morning, I woke up to a rainy foggy July 4th day. After having family and friends over the day before, I was in no hurry to get out of bed. 1,717 more words

Just Thinking...

Why The Ending Isn't The Hardest Part of a Story

I once heard someone describe writing as walking down a narrow winding path through the forest. You know what’s behind you, and what’s immediately beside you, but you have no idea what is coming next or where the path will end. 1,006 more words


The One Question to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

At this point in his career, serial entrepreneur Jason Nazar has developed a one-word litmus test for aspiring entrepreneurs: “Why?”

If you can’t answer that key question, entrepreneurship probably isn’t for you. 917 more words