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How do you judge a character?

I’ve always been a fan of bad-acting characters, all the way back to Eve from Sidney Sheldon’s, Master of the Game.  Part of me really loved Ashton from John Jakes’, … 811 more words

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English has alternating stress patterns that indicate whether related words are nouns (first syllable stressed) or verbs (second syllable stressed):

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Poetry Circle: Turn Ambivalence into Empowerment

If my last poem left you hankering for more, you’re in luck. Two of my poems were featured in digital magazine Fabulously Feminist: Art For Eco & Social Justice… 77 more words

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#Texas - Free Write

* A note about the snippet below:

I was tasked in my writing workshop to write about a mystery place for 15-20 minutes.  I’m putting it out there to get rid of the fear of imperfection.  744 more words

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tumblr tips - "I would love to write a story about Greek Mythology desendents at a boarding school but I'm scared that people will say in copying the Percy Jackson series. How do I write a story that is my own?"




Why not mix it up by having the descendants of various Gods and Goddesses at a boarding school? (Celtic, Norse, etc.) ((If you were to do that, I would advise you to stay away from the Gods of religions that are actively being practiced.))

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Preview of my blog to come about our weekend with the nephews. (Is it over yet?????)

Overheard from the living room where my wife is reading while our two nephews wage war on one another with Lego dudes and fight over how much space they get on couch for their armies, “I am the Queen and Overlordess of this country and as such, I demand that you split the table and couch in half and stay on your separate sides with your armies.  67 more words

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