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NaNoWriMo: The Rebellion Begins

The Rodeo has ended, although writers have until 11:59 pm EST November 6 to complete TUFF: The Ultimate Flash Fiction Contest #8. All other flash fiction… 14 more words


Silent Words

I drove in to the office today rather than taking the bus. Through a complicated series of twists and turns, the Curmudgeonly Lion got tasked with babysitting the Nugget (our nephew) and I promised to take over for him as soon as I could get there after work, which meant commuting by car. 689 more words


Emotional Threads, Plot Threads

Any story is made up of a unique mix of threads. These threads could be just about anything depending on the genre, audience, and themes, but for my purposes here we’ll talk about two basic categories: emotional threads and plot threads. 789 more words

Reframing the Story Arc

Have you ever played that game, If you could only have one book forevermore on a desert island, which one would it be?

Sometimes, I feel like I’m playing that game with the girls. 497 more words

About The Journey

I was a late to watch Moana. That tardiness was intentional. I balked a little at its overwhelming praise and in pure cynical, hipster fashion I had to wait a full year before I sat down and watched it in full despite the few times I tried to watch it via clips and less than great downloads. 1,117 more words


Superhero World War Two Story Arc

Hey, everyone! It’s finally here – the longest story I’ve ever written – full of amazing surprises – as the Allies get sent back in time to World War Two! 222 more words

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Writing Tip -- King Solomon as a Fictional Character

Writing about Solomon and Ecclesiastes a week ago reminded me of what great inspiration Solomon can provide in developing a fictional character based on his life. 307 more words

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