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Plotting 4 Pantsers — Part V

Choose from three types of story beginnings without plotting a single scene. The protagonist 1) has it all, but it’s taken away, 2) dangle what they most want in front of them, 3) make them face their greatest fear. 408 more words


A paranormal Egyptian page-turner, new from Audrey Driscoll

One of the advantages of being an editor is that I get to read terrific books before they’re published. Then they come out and I’m thrilled, not only that they’ve come to fruition but also that I’ve already sipped from the well. 510 more words


The Day Job Journal

Week 36


They brought in consultants.  I don’t know who ‘they’ are, but I imagine it was management. Yeah. That makes sense. Management makes those decisions. 305 more words




I like that word

When I close my eyes

Satellites orbit

Around my head

Tiny holograms

Of everyone

I’ve ever known

Dance on them… 32 more words


Questioning Why I Write

Last week there was a point in which I had to step back from the writing and catch up with myself. I had to ask myself why I put them down. 1,153 more words


Blogtober #16: Veruca Salt.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is on the telly. One of my absolute favorites of all time. And you know what? Charlie was great and good and all that, but there’s only one person I identify with. 144 more words