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'Story ideas are your currency in journalism'

By Christina Elias

The Washington Post‘s Katie Mettler and Jessica Contrera teamed up to discuss how to get creative with story ideas in the newsroom when you’re grasping for last-minute inspiration. 118 more words

Acp Convention Washington Dc 2016

Bored Muse  is a silly little plot-generator app. Gave me one I might used today. (And this is how I do NaNoWriMo prep. :-p)

  • A broken helicopter pilot eats dinner with an unassuming histologist in a writhing agricultural planet

Throwback Wednesday: B5, Star Trek, & Star Wars

Given that I ran out of time to write a “normal” post this week, I got the idea for this one from the “Throwback Thursday (TBT)” posts you sometimes see people do on Facebook. 502 more words

Existing Properties

A Story Waiting to Be Told

Egyptian History, especially the Amarna Period, has always been a fascination of mine ever since I was a child when I watched the Mummy movies and Stargate. 103 more words


[Short Story] Aerial Strike

Hell. It was like hell.

It was just another Friday afternoon, and like any other afternoons, I was at my friend’s house with the other neighborhood boys. 1,967 more words

How personal?

“How personal do I want to get?” I heard myself ask as I brainstormed story ideas in the coffee shop. How personal?

A good friend recently expressed his concern that I’m exposing myself to creeps and predators. 210 more words


Picture Board Series: Autumn Chill

Picture Credit: I do not own any of these pictures, nor do I know who took them. They have been found through Pinterest and Google searches. 6 more words