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4 Lessons on Plotting

by Millie Ho

This is the first installment of the I’m Writing A Book series.

I finished plotting my book, so in true Millie fashion I’m summarizing the four lessons I learned during the process. 377 more words


Shepherding the Clouds

Among the Millet

by Canadian Poet Archibald Lampman

The dew is gleaming in the grass,
The morning hours are seven,
And I am fain to watch you pass, 103 more words


Batman of Monte Cristo

I’ve come to know
you, your distant body,
its horizons
as you tread the uneven earth
Her lotuses always tearing your gel mouth

You, the Messiah, Batman of Monte Cristo… 173 more words


Catching Up With The Twenty-First Century

I completed my almost final draft of RIDING THE HIGH ROAD a month ago, and handed copies to a few people who have kindly agreed to read it, before I embark on my final edit. 625 more words

Contemporary Fiction

Writing 101

Any of you ever experienced that one style of writing that caught you by your horns?


Field Walking

This week in the Scottish Borders, we’ve had a heat wave, which as you might imagine is a bit of a rare event here. Now, I don’t know about you, but when the sun is generous enough to make the world outside your window pulse and shimmer with life, then given the choice and the freedom, I just can’t stay indoors for long. 1,211 more words

On Life

Writing While Under Siege

Some writers can practice their craft in just about any environment. A Prarie Home Companion’s Garrison Keillor said, “I can write anywhere. I write in airports. 689 more words