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Don't Exercise Your Demons, Kill Them! - SHORT STORY

THE FRONT DOOR swung open, battering against the outside wall in the fury of the maelstrom beyond. Standing there, caked in mud, he stood motionless, staring beyond me, a yellow handled axe an extension of his being, as if cut, dripping blood onto the linoleum. 296 more words


Colum McCann on the Profound Power of a Story

My enjoyment of listening to and telling stories is one of the reasons I wanted to become a writer.  Stories can have a profound impact on the teller and the listener.   20 more words

70 Collections to Infuse Your Writing

For the next few months, weekly writing tips will include word choice suggestions. That includes:

  • colorful and original descriptions
  • pithy words and phrases
  • picture nouns and action verbs…
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InboxWednesday on Thursday - MS Prep

Hey everyone, hope you’re doing well. My apologies for the altered schedule in blogposts, many things work and otherwise have been afoot, and I prefer to be able to blog at length, rather than on a set schedule. 1,217 more words

Living The Dream

Enriching Your Writing

( Painting By Carla Dunn)

An excellent article by the amiable CARLA KING, it tackles the ability to write compelling books through senses. Please read on: 584 more words


Bringing Back The Johnversation

A long time back, I thought I’d take over the world by putting up a lot of Youtube videos. It would have worked, if I put up a lot of Youtube videos. 182 more words

Living The Dream

4 Surprises and 16 Take-aways from the SD Writers Conference

A few weeks ago, I attended the San Diego Writers Conference, put on by San Diego State University. It was my first time at this event so I wondered how it would work out.. 653 more words

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